Wheat and chaffs in the interpretation of the current COVID19 outbreak in Italy

Virusdisease. 2020 Jun;31(2):85-93. doi: 10.1007/s13337-020-00602-1. Epub 2020 Jun 5.


The COVID19 outbreak in Italy is still a big concern. The Italian Government has recommended citizens to respect faithfully any compulsory legal disposition in order to stay home and so contributing in escaping viral contacts and slowing down epidemic. Emergency has raised a widely animated debate about how to read and comprehend the daily case numbers, the medical and caregivers availability, the needs to swab asymptomatic subjects. In this review the authors discuss about the many wheat and chaffs of how this virus disease is addressed .

Keywords: COVID19; Coronavirus; Italy; Lockdown; Swabbing.

Publication types

  • Review