Human trials of an Italian-developed covid-19 vaccine have begun on volunteers at Rome's Spallanzani hospital on 24 August, reports Italian news agency ANSA. The first person to volunteer for the vaccine, a 50-year-old woman, was inoculated at 08.30 this morning at the Spallanzani, a specialist centre for infectious diseases which has played a cent...

Human trials of an Italian-developed covid-19 vaccine will begin at Rome's Spallanzani hospital from 24 August, reports Italian news agency ANSA. The news was announced on 7 August by Nicola Zingaretti, the president of the Lazio Region and leader of the centre-left Partito Democratico (PD). "The first doses of a completely Italian-made vaccine, re...

The two Chinese tourists who were the first people in Italy to test positive for covid-19 have donated $40,000 for research at Rome's Spallanzani hospital. The Chinese husband and wife, aged 66 and 67 respectively, were hospitalised after falling sick at a hotel in central Rome on 30 January. They were treated at the Spallanzani, a specialist centr...

Ciao from Rome on lockdown to all the friends of We the Italians. Dear friends, I start this editorial from an Italy in phase 2 of the lockdown thanking you all again for the final outcome of our fundraising. Here you can find the video with which the General Director of the Spallanzani Hospital, Marta Branca, thanks us for this wonderful result: a...

Si è conclusa con un grande successo e il superamento dell’obiettivo prefissato di € 50.000 “We the Italians against coronavirus”, la raccolta fondi organizzata da We the Italians, la media company italiana dedicata a raccontare l’Italia negli Stati Uniti, a favore dell’Ospedale Spallanzani, eccellenza italiana e centro di ricerca e cura più import...

“We the Italians against coronavirus”, the fundraiser organized by We the Italians, the Italian media company dedicated to telling the story of Italy in the United States, in favor of the Spallanzani Hospital, Italian excellence and the most important research and treatment center in Italy for contagious diseases, ended with a great success and exc...

Ciao from Rome on lockdown to all the friends of We the Italians. Good morning everyone, I hope you're alright, as well as your families and friends. This is the second editorial I write in quarantine. These are difficult times for everyone. Italy and the United States, the two countries to which I belong, those who gave born to We the Italians, th...

The scientific director of Italy’s leading infectious disease hospital offered Wednesday to hire Dr. Anthony Fauci if President Donald Trump removes him from the White House coronavirus task force, saying quite simply “the world needs Fauci.” Dr. Giuseppe Ippolito of Rome’s Lazzaro Spallanzani hospital said in an interview with The Associated Press...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians. In three weeks, everything has changed here in Italy. We are in lockdown. The explosion of the coronavirus has disrupted the lives of all of us, and the fear is that this thing will last a long time and will spread, indeed it is already spreading, everywhere. These are very, very difficult days,...

A hospital in Rome announced on Sunday that it has isolated the DNA sequence of the coronavirus. Visiting the Lazzaro Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Diseases, Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza said the discovery will be immediately made available to the entire international community in the interests of taking further measures...