A screen grab from a mock ad by French television channel Canal+ that shows a chef coughing green phlegm over a “corona pizza”. Photo: Canal+ via Twitter
A screen grab from a mock ad by French television channel Canal+ that shows a chef coughing green phlegm over a “corona pizza”. Photo: Canal+ via Twitter

Coronavirus: French ‘corona pizza’ video outrages Italians, prompting apology

  • Television channel admits mock advert that shows chef coughing green phlegm onto Italy’s national dish was ‘in very bad taste’
  • Italian foreign minister slams 10-second clip for ‘making fun of Italians’ as country struggles with outbreak

A screen grab from a mock ad by French television channel Canal+ that shows a chef coughing green phlegm over a “corona pizza”. Photo: Canal+ via Twitter
A screen grab from a mock ad by French television channel Canal+ that shows a chef coughing green phlegm over a “corona pizza”. Photo: Canal+ via Twitter
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