Cover of the Lancet Migration Situational Brief on Italy 02 – EN

Situational brief on Italy – 02 – EN

New arrival migrants and asylum seekers in reception centres in Italy during Covid-19

On 30th January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the People’s Republic of China to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) under the international Health Regulations. The following day, the Italian Government declared a state of emergency, stopping all flights to and from Chinese airports.

Scope:
Europe | Global
Type:
Briefs
Publication date:
30 July 2020

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