Nurses stage a flashmob protest over wages in Rome, as Italy eases its lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus was in Italy in December, waste water study finds

  • Researchers discovered genetic traces of the virus in samples of waste water collected in Milan and Turin at the end of last year
  • Italy’s first known native case was discovered mid-February
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Nurses stage a flashmob protest over wages in Rome, as Italy eases its lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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