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Comforting hands

Piero Cruciatti, AFP

Posted at Apr 04 2020 04:50 PM

Comforting hands

A member of the medical staff comforts and holds the hand of a patient infected by the novel coronavirus at the COVID-19 division at the ASST Papa Giovanni XXIII hospital in Bergamo on Friday. Italy's three-week lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19 has been extended through at least mid-April and its economy is expected to suffer its biggest peacetime shock since World War II.