‘Hard not to worry’: Weyburn grad student staying in Milan amid COVID-19 outbreak in Italy
Kate Andrews, a student in Milan , says university classes have been suspended amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy , but she plans to remain in the capital.
. While there’s no reported outbreak in the capital, about a dozen towns, many surrounding Milan, are on lockdown. “I’m not too worried, honestly,” Andrews said. READ MORE: Trump names Pence to lead COVID-19 response, again downplaying threat to U.S. Andrews is one of the last students in her class of 42 not to leave the city. She said the school emailed her on Saturday saying her classes were suspended for the week. Universities within the capital have taken this step as a precaution against the virus. “I could leave still,” she said. “A lot of my colleagues, my classmates, have left the city, but for me, I’m hopeful that our classes will start again shortly and in the meantime, I just wanted to wait and stay here.” Story continues below advertisement Over 320 cases have broken out in the European country, and officials say 10 people have died. READ MORE: COVID-19: 10 dead in Italy as number of virus cases rises 45% “It’s definitely on everyone’s minds, and we’re trying to be careful with washing our hands,” she said. “You do see some people in the streets wearing masks, but … in terms of where the cases have been so far, I don’t know if it’s very realistic that I am in immediate danger of that.” Andrews said the capital is far from a ghost town, and while she does see people on the street, she says there are less than usual. “You notice it, especially waiting for the tram or around the tourist attractions, there are a lot less people. But there’s still, I’d say, lots of people,” she said. People are wearing masks, Andrews said, and stores shelves are being stripped bare. Some travellers and airport staff wore masks at Malpensa Airport in Milan Sunday, Feb. 23. Courtesy Kate Andrews “It’s hard not to worry a little bit, but I’ve been keeping in contact with people who are quite calm and trying to not isolate myself too much so that I can at least be talking with friends and things like that,” she said. “That helps.” Story continues below advertisement Read more: Globalnews.ca
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COVID-19: Trump downplays U.S. outbreak, spurring new credibility testThe stakes could be enormous from a public health and economic perspective, and also for Trump's personal credibility. Not a single person has died in the US from the virus. MSM seems to be the only one spreading the fear Trump and the Republicans are hardly credible. Trump is a joke.
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What would it take for COVID-19 to trigger a recession?Some countries are already facing the prospect of an economic downturn triggered by the virus. BUFFETT contracting the virus A few people to say it. That’s all. I don't think anyone is worried about the virus expect for the MSM. The seem to be obsessed with it, talking about it as much as Trump.
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