This paper is aimed to point out the current state of the COVID-19 pandemics in Italy. Currently, COVID-19 is an international crisis and all the continents have recorded a certain number of cases to date. After the first report of such infectious threat in China, the disease has progressively widespread thorough the world, and all the countries have attempted to point out specific protocols and therapies to face this new, unknown condition. The authors report an overview of how the Italian health service is facing this crisis after two months from the first internal reported cases. At last, special considerations highlight the non-sanitary issues of COVID-19 outbreak in Italy.

COVID-19 in Italy: An Overview from the First Case to Date

Luigi Santacroce
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Raffaele Del Prete
2020

Abstract

This paper is aimed to point out the current state of the COVID-19 pandemics in Italy. Currently, COVID-19 is an international crisis and all the continents have recorded a certain number of cases to date. After the first report of such infectious threat in China, the disease has progressively widespread thorough the world, and all the countries have attempted to point out specific protocols and therapies to face this new, unknown condition. The authors report an overview of how the Italian health service is facing this crisis after two months from the first internal reported cases. At last, special considerations highlight the non-sanitary issues of COVID-19 outbreak in Italy.
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