Taking a page out of the Communist Party of China’s dramatic efforts to arrest the spread of the highly contagious SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus, Italy has begun implementing lockdowns in outbreak hotspots. BBC reports:
Coronavirus: Italy imposes strict lockdown in outbreak hotspots
Italy has introduced “extraordinary measures” to tackle the spread of the biggest outbreak of the new coronavirus in Europe…
A dozen towns in the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto have been effectively quarantined under the plan.
Around 50,000 people from towns in two northern regions have been asked to stay at home by authorities […]