As cases in Italy surge again, one of the world’s leading experts in infectious diseases Ian Lipkin confirms he has Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE As cases in Italy surge again, one of the world’s leading experts in infectious diseases Ian Lipkin confirms he has Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
As cases in Italy surge again, one of the world’s leading experts in infectious diseases Ian Lipkin confirms he has Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus hits expert Ian Lipkin, as global cases surpass 400,000

  • The leading authority on infectious diseases, and consultant to 2011 movie Contagion, says if it can happen to him, it can happen to anyone
  • WHO reports 100,000 new cases have been recorded around the world in the past four days

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
As cases in Italy surge again, one of the world’s leading experts in infectious diseases Ian Lipkin confirms he has Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE As cases in Italy surge again, one of the world’s leading experts in infectious diseases Ian Lipkin confirms he has Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
As cases in Italy surge again, one of the world’s leading experts in infectious diseases Ian Lipkin confirms he has Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
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