• Photos show what Italy is like under lockdown as the country became Europe's epicenter of the coronavirus with more than 200 cases reported in 3 days

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Italy is now the focal point for the Wuhan coronavirus outside of Asia.
    Over three days, there was a rapid spike in confirmed cases in the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto - increasing from three confirmed cases on Friday to 215 people by Monday.
    Authorities have closed down 12 towns as they try to stop the virus from spreading. These photos show what it looks like on the ground.
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    Italy is now the European epicenter for the novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.
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  • The coronavirus has pandemic 'potential' as it spreads in South Korea, Italy, and Iran, according to WHO

    The coronavirus has pandemic 'potential' as it spreads in South Korea, Italy, and Iran, according to WHO

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    The novel coronavirus that has prompted more than 79,551 cases of COVID-19 around the globe is now spreading rapidly - and independently - in countries outside of China, including Italy, South Korea, and Iran.
    At least 33 people have died from COVID-19 so far outside China.
    The World Health Organization said Monday that it's not calling the outbreak a pandemic just yet, but that the virus has "pandemic potential" to spread freely around the globe.
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    Cases of COVID-19 are now spreading freely between...
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