Mascherine e test rapidi, innovativi sistemi di sanificazione e speciali barelle di bio-contenimento per spostare i pazienti. Sono alcune delle soluzioni offerte da 25 aziende italiane, di cui 9 dell’Emilia-Romagna che, attraverso un progetto Usa-Italia, andranno concretamente a coprire svariati aspetti legati alla pandemia Covid-19, dalla prevenzi...

Getting vaccinated isn't compulsory in Italy, but it's strongly recommended, free, and will ultimately be offered to every resident. With a limited supply of doses, however, Italy has come up with a strict order of priority that means many of us will have to wait at least a few more months before we can get immunized. Here's who gets to go first, a...

Father Carlo Graziano, a priest of the Diocese of Ariano-Lacedonia, Italy, who assisted at St. Athanasius for more than two decades, becoming a familiar face to the parish’s Italian-American community, died of complications of COVID-19 at Maimonides Medical Center on Jan. 18, parish officials confirmed. Father Graziano, 82, was diagnosed with coron...

The COVID crisis and resulting lockdowns have strained Italian marriages with separation requests up 60% between 2019 and 2020, the Italian association of divorce lawyers said on Thursday. Of these, 40% of requests are on the basis of alleged marital infidelity, 30% for domestic violence and 30% due to other causes, the group said. "There is an evi...

Castello di Rivoli, near Turin, will open its vast galleries as a Covid-19 vaccination center, becoming the first museum in Italy to do so. The institution is partnering with Rivoli city health authorities in support of Italy’s organized effort to vaccinate its citizens against the virus that to date has sickened 2.3 million and killed 80,000 in th...

An 81-year-old former Alpine veteran who won plaudits for serenading his COVID-affected wife outside her hospital window in November is now entertaining his fellow COVID patients in another nearby clinic near the northern Italian town of Piacenza. The former member of the crack 'Black Plumes' regiment, Stefano Bozzini, is playing his accordion for...

Tina Pignataro, at 100 years old, beat the odds and survived COVID-19 following a weeks-long hospital stay, abc7 reports. Pignataro was discharged from the emergency field hospital at Staten Island University Hospital this week. She had shortness of breath, but thanks to comprehensive treatment, she was able to pull through. “So Tina is a remarkabl...

This mobile cuddle room is touring a province in southern Italy and offering respite to pensioners left isolated amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The inflatable installation allows retirement home residents to have contact with relatives without fear of picking up the virus. It has been operational in the province of Avellino, near Naples, since Christm...

Italy passed a positive milestone, with 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine having been administered just 19 days after the country launched its nationwide vaccination program. The development was praised by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and President Sergio Mattarella, Xinhua news agency reported on Friday. The key indicator represents a dramatic...

A South Coast restaurant is giving residents the chance to take-out a flavor of Italy. The Rosewood Miramar Beach in Montecito has introduced to-go dining, featuring executive chef Massimo Falsini’s favourite recipes from his Italian grandmother’s cookbook.  Any dreams of a once in a lifetime Italian vacation may have gone up in flames this year, a...