Researchers say they have uncovered what could be Italy’s first case of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE Researchers say they have uncovered what could be Italy’s first case of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE
Researchers say they have uncovered what could be Italy’s first case of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus pandemic

Hunt for Italy’s coronavirus patient zero finds a case in November 2019

  • Peer-reviewed research shows the virus was present in a stored skin sample taken from a Milan woman with a mysterious illness
  • Doctors remembered her when they started to see similar rashes in some Covid-19 patients

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Researchers say they have uncovered what could be Italy’s first case of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE Researchers say they have uncovered what could be Italy’s first case of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE
Researchers say they have uncovered what could be Italy’s first case of Covid-19. Photo: EPA-EFE
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