Alana Mastrangelo

Alana Mastrangelo

Coronavirus: Italy’s Death Toll Exceeds 15,000

Italy’s overall death toll from the Chinese coronavirus exceeded 15,000 on Saturday as another 681 people have died from the disease in just the last 24 hours – an increase of 4.6 percent in one day.

A priest wearing a face mask checks a book of funeral rites as he gives the last blessing to a deceased person, by a coffin during a funeral ceremony outside the cemetery of Bolgare, Lombardy, on March 23, 2020 during the COVID-19 new coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Piero CRUCIATTI / …

Mastrangelo: Answers to Italy’s Complex Coronavirus Question

“We think Italy may be the most comparable area to the United States at this point,” Vice President Mike Pence told reporters on Wednesday. As Italy’s coronavirus death toll continues to grow many are asking: Why did the virus that originated in Wuhan, China, strike Italy so hard? And why do our leaders think we may become like Italy?

Tourist wearing a protective respiratory mask tours outside the Colosseo monument (Colisee, Coliseum) in downtown Rome on February 28, 2020 amid fear of Covid-19 epidemic. - Since February 23, more than 50,000 people have been confined to 10 towns in Lombardy and one in Veneto -- a drastic measure taken …

Iceland: Coronavirus Testing Suggests 50% of Cases are Asymptomatic

A laboratory in Iceland found through wide-scale testing for the Chinese coronavirus that roughly 50 percent of people who test positive have no symptoms, which may offer some insight into how asymptomatic people are playing a role in spreading the disease.

Nurse Canan Emcan shows a test kit for coronavirus samples at the isolation ward of the Uniklinikum Essen university hospital in Essen, western Germany, on March 9, 2020. - The number of coronavirus cases in Germany has passed 1,000, official data from the Robert Koch Institute disease control centre showed. …

Coronavirus: Spain’s Death Toll Exceeds 10,000

In the last 24 hours, 950 people have died in Spain from the Chinese coronavirus, causing the nation’s overall death toll from the virus to exceed 10,000 as of Thursday.

A view of a temporary field hospital set at Ifema convention and exhibition of in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, April 2, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness …

WHO Director Touts Teaming with Lady Gaga to Fight Coronavirus

We’re saved! Thanks to Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general for the World Health Organization (WHO), who bragged about a recent phone call he had with pop star Lady Gaga about what she can do to fight the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Recording artist Lady Gaga performs the national anthem prior to Super Bowl 50 between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Coronavirus: Italy’s Total Death Toll Exceeds 10,000

In the last 24 hours, 889 people have died in Italy from the Chinese coronavirus, bringing the nation’s overall death toll from the virus to 10,023 as of Saturday — an increase of 9.7 percent in one day.

A worker takes away a coffin in the Crematorium Temple of Piacenza, Northern Italy, saturated with corpses awaiting cremation due to the coronavirus emergency Monday, March 23, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness, especially in …

Coronavirus: 712 People Die in Italy in 24 Hours, Total Death Toll Exceeds 8,000

In the last 24 hours, 712 people have died in Italy from the Chinese coronavirus, bringing the nation’s overall death toll from the virus to 8,215 on Thursday, up from 7,503 on Wednesday — an increase of 8.8 percent in one day, a percentage that has actually slightly declined from the day earlier.

Coffins are lined up on the floor in the San Giuseppe church in Seriate, one of the areas worst hit by coronavirus, near Bergamo, Italy, waiting to be taken to a crematory, Thursday, March 26, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, …