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Italian schools to reopen in September: Education minister

Italian schools to reopen in September: Education minister

Italy’s education minister on Wednesday said schools across the country would reopen in September, after being shut for six months due to the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters reported. “For this reason the government has …

Italy develops world’s first coronavirus vaccine

Italy develops world’s first coronavirus vaccine

Italian researchers claim to have developed a vaccine that can neutralise the coronavirus in human cells. Tests carried out at Rome’s Lazzaro Spallanzani Hospital, which specialises in infectious diseases, generated …

La Scala to reopen in September with Verdi’s Requiem

La Scala to reopen in September with Verdi’s Requiem

The Teatro alla Scala, Milan’s iconic opera house, is planning to reopen in September with a performance of Verdi’s Requiem. Italian maestro Riccardo Chailly will lead the famed work for soloists, choir and orchestra in …

Italy to remain closed for tourism until end of year

Italy to remain closed for tourism until end of year

Italy remains one of the worst coronavirus-hit nations in Europe, and the third-most affected country on the planet overall, which has forced the authorities to introduce strict measures, including travel restrictions, to constrain the …

Italy's coronavirus epidemic began in January, study shows

Italy's coronavirus epidemic began in January, study shows

The first COVID-19 infections in Italy date back to January, according to a scientific study presented on Friday (Apr 24), shedding new light on the origins of the outbreak in one of the world's worst-affected countries, CNA reports. …

Italy's coronavirus death toll climbs by 766

Italy's coronavirus death toll climbs by 766

The death toll from an outbreak of the coronavirus in Italy has jumped by 766 to 14,681, marginally higher than the daily tally registered a day earlier, New Zeland Herald reports. Italian authorities have reported 766 new Covid-19 …

Global coronavirus cases surpass one million

Global coronavirus cases surpass one million

Global coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Thursday with more than 52,000 deaths as the pandemic further exploded in the United States and the death toll climbed in Spain and Italy, according to a Reuters tally of official data. …