Elisa Oddone

Elisa Oddone

Italy

Contagion risk remains high as Italy gets ready to reopen

Business owners are keen to get shops and bars open, but the pace of lifting restrictions is infuriating many.

Contagion risk remains high as Italy gets ready to reopen

Health

Italy's migrants living through an emergency within an emergency

In Castel Volturno, thousands of undocumented migrants are caught between coronavirus and the mafia.

Italy's migrants living through an emergency within an emergency

Italy

Cautious optimism as Italy shows initial signs of crisis slowing

A slowing rate of hospitalisations requiring intensive care may mean the peak of Italy's crisis is within sight.

Cautious optimism as Italy shows initial signs of crisis slowing

Italy

'No end in sight': Death, pain and anxiety in Italy's hospitals

Italian doctors and a nurse take us to their busy hospitals, which are overwhelmed with patients on the brink of death.

'No end in sight': Death, pain and anxiety in Italy's hospitals

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus fears for Italy's exploited African fruit pickers

As panic buyers empty supermarket shelves across the world, are the agricultural workers who fill them being protected?

Coronavirus fears for Italy's exploited African fruit pickers

Italy

Thousands of medical staff infected with coronavirus in Italy

New figures show percentage of infected health workers is almost double number registered in China throughout epidemic.

Thousands of medical staff infected with coronavirus in Italy

Coronavirus pandemic

Passenger ship gears up to host COVID-19 patients in Italy

Large ferry docked in Genoa port being transformed into floating hospital as coronavirus cases spike in Italy.

Passenger ship gears up to host COVID-19 patients in Italy

Italy

Online yoga and homeschooling: Life under quarantine in Italy

As national crackdown to contain coronavirus gets under way, Italians tell us how they are changing their daily routine.

Online yoga and homeschooling: Life under quarantine in Italy

Coronavirus pandemic

Health expert: 'Coronavirus lethality in Italy higher than China'

Leading Italian public health expert Nino Cartabellotta offers a stark perspective on the coronavirus outbreak in Italy.

Health expert: 'Coronavirus lethality in Italy higher than China'

Italy

'Good morning, Codogno!': A coronavirus radio station in Italy

Radio Red Zone broadcasts from a town under quarantine and brings listeners useful health advice and sense of community.

'Good morning, Codogno!': A coronavirus radio station in Italy

Coronavirus pandemic

Italy struggles with virus 'that doesn't respect borders'

Fears mount in Europe as Italy confirms 11 coronavirus deaths, with parts of country's north under Wuhan-style lockdown.

Italy struggles with virus 'that doesn't respect borders'

Romania

Made in Eastern Europe: Garment workers denied basic rights

Widespread mistreatment reported at Romanian and Bulgarian garment factories, including unpaid overtime and bullying.

Made in Eastern Europe: Garment workers denied basic rights