Coronavirus outbreak: Italian officials confirm seven deaths

The World Health Organization expresses concern over coronavirus in Italy and Iran, as infections spread through the Middle East.

    Italy's northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto have closed schools, universities, museums and cinemas for at least a week.

    Police are manning checkpoints around 11 towns which have been quarantined for 15 days and residents are stockpiling food.

    Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Jamjoom reports from Milan.


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