An 18-year-old Italian boy had a successful lung transplant 10 days ago after both of them were 'burned' by COVID-19, leaving him in a life-threatening condition, medical sources said Thursday. It is the first operation of its kind in Europe. The organs were rendered incapable of breathing in a few days, medical sources said. The operation was carr...

L'Italia che riparte ha un grande potenziale grazie alla crescita dei viaggi domestici da parte degli italiani che preferiranno l'Italia ai viaggi all'estero. Il 40% dei viaggiatori italiani, infatti preferiva viaggi all'estero ma quest’anno resterà in patria per vacanze tricolore. A sostenerlo è l’Enit nel suo secondo bollettino informativo, strum...

The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Board of Directors have agreed to make some modifications to this year's event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a news release from the Board of Directors, the festival board agrees that large crowds may not be safe of sensible by September. "With just over 3 months remaining until Labor Day Wee...

Dream of opening up an overflowing box of in-season produce, fresh pasta, Italian cheeses, and more every week? Us too – so we’ve put together the best of the best in our all-new Eataly at Home grocery and wine boxes, now available. This weekly delivery will bring you the best of Eataly to your home and we hope it will inspire more time in the kitc...

Although the city is still closed to tourists, gondoliers have donned their iconic white-and-blue striped shirts, as well as gloves and face masks, to transport locals. Tape has been placed in each vessel to help passengers maintain social distancing requirements while onboard. According to Giovanni Giusto, the city councillor for the Protection of...

The European Commission has finally put forward its plans for post-pandemic economic recovery and is set to propose that hardest-hit Italy and Spain will receive the biggest chunks of the €750 billion set aside. The Commission said the package of measures would be worth €1.85 trillion in total “to help kick-start” the economy and “ensure Europe bou...

The dining room closures spurred by COVID-19 prompted many Houston restaurateurs and wine bar owners to start thinking of new, creative ideas of what they could do to continue not only serving customers but expanding their culinary worlds and wine knowledge. In the case of ROMA — located in a historic home built in 1939 at 2347 University — owner S...

Quando "Jolly" è entrato nella sua vita, qualche anno, l'unico desiderio di Giulia era quello di farne la propria casa itinerante per girare l'Europa in vacanza insieme agli amici. "Se non ci fosse stata l'emergenza Covid non mi sarebbe mai venuto in mente di utilizzarlo come scuola", spiega la giovane. Ma in effetti, poi, le cose sono andate esatt...

Seguiteci live sulla pagina Facebook del Consolato di San Francisco il 4 giugno 2020 alle 6 pm (PST) per l’ultimo appuntamento di #italiandigitaltownhall. Si tratta di un incontro dedicato agli esperti italiani della comunità medica e scientifica impegnati in prima linea contro il COVID-19 in California del Nord e Hawaii. Potete già inviarci le vos...

L’interazione tra Dna e ambiente potrebbe essere stata determinante per la diffusione del coronavirus in Italia e non solo. E’ la tesi di Antonio Giordano, scienziato italiano trapiantato negli Stati Uniti, tra gli autori di un articolo pubblicato su “Frontiers Immunology”. Sarebbe questa una delle ragioni che hanno contribuito ad una diffusione ‘c...