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Italy seeks help as coronavirus cases surge past 400

Italy has sought to rally international support for its coronavirus containment efforts as the number of cases reached 400 and the UN’s health agency urged an increased response. Italian premier Giuseppe Conte’s government appealed to European neighbours for cooperation, not isolation and discrimination. Italy has been struggling to contain the rapidly spreading outbreak that made it the country with more […]

Italy’s finances in good shape to tackle coronavirus – minister to paper

Italy's finances in good shape to tackle coronavirus – minister to paper Share this storyItaly's finances in good shape to tackle coronavirus – minister to paper MILAN — Italy’s public finances are healthy but in any case the European Stability Pact provides room to tackle exceptional events, Economy Minister Roberto Gualtieri said on Thursday. “Italy’s public finances are in good […]

Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil‘s government confirmed on Wednesday that a 61-year-old Brazilian man who travelled to Italy this month has Latin America‘s first confirmed case of the contagious new coronavirus. "We will now see how this virus behaves in a tropical country in the middle of summer, how its behaviour pattern will be," Brazil‘s Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta […]