Mon, 23 March 2020
Living under lockdown, in Italy, the country with the currently most-deadly outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus pandemic. How are people coping and how did the Italian outbreak get so bad? Why is the Italian death rate 3 times higher than almost everywhere else? Rome-based Foreign Correspondent Christopher Livesay has been living through and reporting on the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy, where the economy was close to recession even before the new flu hit.