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Italy to get AstraZeneca COVID shots in early 2021, 70 million by mid-year

24 Nov 2020

MILAN Italy will get 16 million shots of the potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by British drugmaker AstraZeneca in the first months of 2021 under a supply deal agreed at a European Union level, a government source said.

Researchers say study on COVID-19 in Italy doesn't dispute virus origins

19 Nov 2020

MILAN The authors of a study showing that the new coronavirus was circulating in Italy earlier than experts had previously believed said on Thursday their data did not dispute the origins of COVID-19 as they defended the accuracy of their findings.

Italian study suggesting COVID predates China outbreak sparks scepticism

18 Nov 2020

ROME An Italian study supporting the case that the novel coronavirus was circulating outside China earlier than thought has sparked doubts among some Western scientists who called for further tests.

Exclusive: Italy judge seeks trial for BT Italy, former executives in fraud case

14 Nov 2020

(This NOV. 10 story corrects first paragraph to "20 defendants including two" from "21 defendants including three". Adds paragraph 10 to show Luis Alvarez was acquitted, not sent to trial)

In Italy, sewage holds clues to tracking coronavirus’ moves

12 Nov 2020

MILAN Researchers in Italy are scooping up sewage water from dozens of treatment plants and analysing it in the hope that its contents will reveal the future course of the coronavirus.

UPDATE 3-Former Atlantia CEO put under house arrest in bridge probe - sources

11 Nov 2020

MILAN/GENOA, Nov 11 The former head of Italian infrastructure group Atlantia, Giovanni Castellucci, has been placed under house arrest by judges investigating the deadly 2018 collapse of a bridge in Genoa.

Italy's national unity splinters in face of COVID-19 second wave

09 Nov 2020

MILAN/ROME Italy won plaudits for its discipline and unity in fighting the Western world's first coronavirus outbreak in the spring, but that sense of common purpose is unravelling in the face of the second wave.

Ravaged by first wave, Italy ill-prepared as second COVID assault hits

02 Nov 2020

ROME One month ago, the World Health Organization posted a video praising Italians’ “strong and effective response” to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ravaged by first wave, Italy ill-prepared as second COVID assault hits

02 Nov 2020

ROME One month ago, the World Health Organization posted a video praising Italians’ “strong and effective response” to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ravaged by first wave, Italy ill-prepared as second COVID assault hits

02 Nov 2020

ROME, Nov 2 One month ago, the World Health Organization posted a video praising Italians’ “strong and effective response” to the coronavirus pandemic.

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