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Emilio Parodi

People refusing coronavirus treatment may face jail in Italy's Veneto

07 Jul 2020

MILAN People who test positive for the coronavirus but refuse hospital treatment could face a prison sentence under a new regulation introduced in Italy's northeastern region of Veneto.

People refusing coronavirus treatment may face jail in Italy's Veneto

07 Jul 2020

MILAN People who test positive for the coronavirus but refuse hospital treatment could face a prison sentence under a new regulation introduced in Italy's northeastern region of Veneto.

Backstory: Surprised by the kindness of strangers during Lombardy's lockdown

29 Jun 2020

MILAN When COVID-19 ravaged my adopted home of Lombardy, what struck me the most was the kindness of strangers - the strangers I was interviewing every day.

Italian study shows lower viral load in COVID-19 patients in May than April peak

29 Jun 2020

MILAN A small study by researchers in Italy has found that COVID-19 patients who were tested for the novel coronavirus at a hospital there in May had fewer virus particles than those who were tested a month earlier.

Roche rheumatoid arthritis drug fails to help COVID-19 patients in Italian study

18 Jun 2020

Roche's rheumatoid arthritis drug Actemra failed to help patients with early-stage COVID-19 pneumonia in an Italian study, the latest instance in which an anti-inflammatory drug has fallen through in a coronavirus trial.

Italian medical firms seek investors to fund domestic COVID-19 vaccine trial

04 Jun 2020

MILANO Italian biotech firm Rottapharm Biotech is looking for more investors at home to help fund development of a vaccine against COVID-19 as the country looks to produce domestic supplies of medication to fight the pandemic, its CEO told Reuters.

WHO and other experts say no evidence of COVID-19 losing potency

02 Jun 2020

LONDON/MILAN World Health Organization experts and a range of other scientists said on Monday there was no evidence to support an assertion by a high profile Italian doctor that the coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic has been losing potency.

WHO and other experts say no evidence of COVID-19 losing potency

02 Jun 2020

LONDON/MILAN World Health Organization experts and a range of other scientists said on Monday there was no evidence to support an assertion by a high profile Italian doctor that the coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic has been losing potency.

EU governments ban malaria drug for COVID-19, trial paused as safety fears grow

28 May 2020

PARIS/LONDON/MILAN European governments moved on Wednesday to halt the use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients, and a second global trial was suspended, further blows to hopes for a treatment promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump.

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