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Italian doctor who warned of medical supply shortages to fight coronavirus has now died from the disease


Police officers and soldiers check passengers leaving from Milan main train station, Italy, Monday, March 9, 2020. Italy took a page from China's playbook Sunday, attempting to lock down 16 million people — more than a quarter of its population — for nearly a month to halt the relentless march of the new coronavirus across Europe. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte signed a quarantine decree early Sunday for the country's prosperous north. Areas under lockdown include Milan, Italy's financial hub and the main city in Lombardy, and Venice, the main city in the neighboring Veneto region. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)Associated Press

Doctor Marcello Natali frequently sounded the alarm about problems with Italy’s response . He died Wednesday by COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, at the age of 57, health officials verified. 
“The situation has not gotten better since end of February. We received some masks, some glove kits, nothing else. A mask that should last half-a-day here lasts a week,” explained Natali.
Italy leads the world in COVID-19 deaths, also allegedly surpassing China 3,405 to 3,253 at Friday morning.
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Despite a nationwide lockdown because March 9, Italy’s containment and avoidance steps are foundering, similar to those in the United States. Italy has reportedly surpassed China in deaths from COVID-19, the disorder caused by the novel coronavirus, 3,405 to 3,253

One of the Italian deaths is 57-year-old doctor Marcello Natali, who sounded the alarm about Italy’s failing response. See the rest of the narrative at Business Insider

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