French Diplomat Apologizes After ‘Corona Pizza’ Skit Offends Italians

A French satirical video showing an Italian chef coughing on a pizza and dubbing it “corona pizza” angered Italians, prompting France’s ambassador to Italy to make amends. #Coronavirus #CoronavirusItaly

Christian Masset shared a pizza in Rome with Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Wednesday, assuring reporters that the “French love pizza.”

The coronavirus outbreak has hit Italy particularly hard. Infections have surpassed 3,000 and more than 100 people have died. Officials ordered all schools be shut down until March 15.

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