Two editions of Bergamo newspaper, just a few weeks apart, convey reality of coronavirus pandemic
A simple video has been posted by a man living in Northern Italy to tell people around the world what his people are facing in the coronavirus pandemic.
David Carretta took two editions of L’eco di Bergamo just over a month apart – and compared their obituary pages in a shocking and heartbreaking illustration of the stakes if a government is slow to respond properly to the virus.
And his final line is a condemnation of those who failed to grasp or admit the seriousness of the situation – “Una semplice influenza” – “a simple flu”:
Italy’s steps to combat the virus were more sweeping and far faster than the UK government’s response.
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