Italy: At the Epicentre of a Pandemic

published 2 weeks ago

Now dealing with the worst COVID-19 outbreak outside China, Italy is experiencing a continual increase in cases and deaths, overwhelming its health care system. In response, the country of 60 million has become the first democratic nation since the Second World War to impose a nationwide lockdown. The Agenda speaks to those on the ground to gain a better sense of how the country is coping with the outbreak. Guests are: Ercole Rocchetti, reporter at RAI- the national public broadcaster in Italy; and Eric Reguly, Globe and Mail European bureau chief.

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