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Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020

Coronavirus: learning urgent lessons from Italy

With close to 7,000 deaths, Italy is the country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic so far. Its health care system, one of Europe’s best, is mustering all its resources to respond to the flood of patients infected with COVID-19. But doctors and nurses are near their breaking points, and they warn the U.S. to learn from the Italian government’s mistakes. Nick Schifrin reports.
FT statistics journalist Federica Cocco looks at what the data can teach us about distancing, demographics, culture and testing

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