CNN’s Erin Burnett Dr. Sanjay Gupta respond to a statement from Dr. Deborah Birx, a top White House coronavirus official, in which she says she wishes the US had more stringent lockdown measures in place at the beginning of the pandemic, similar to Italy.
In This Story: Italy
Italy is a republic in central Europe which forms a peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea as well as bordering France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. The islands of Sardinia and Sicily form part of the main territory of Italy. Italy is part of the Eurozone, having entered the common currency on 1st January 1999.
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In This Story: Lockdown
During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.