Recognising Italy’s errors within the public well being response to COVID-19

The Day of the Useless in Italy this yr was not solely a time for…

Recognising Italy’s errors within the public well being response to COVID-19

The Day of the Useless in Italy this yr was not solely a time for remembrance but additionally for demanding justice for lives misplaced to COVID-19. On Nov 2, 2021, members of the #Sereni (often known as Serene and All the time United) Affiliation demonstrated in Rome in opposition to institutional omerta (ie, regulation of silence) and for the restoration of a parliamentary fee to look at the administration of the epidemic. This occasion adopted 520 complaints that have been filed by the affiliation 4 months earlier in opposition to the nationwide authorities, the Ministry of Well being, and Lombardy area directors.

To know the affiliation’s aims and the occasions that gas its goal, it’s crucial to look at the start of the pandemic in Lombardy. The nationwide authorities and regional authorities of Lombardy’s choice to not create a so-called pink zone round Alzano Lombardo and Nembro (blocking entrance to and exit from the 2 communes) when COVID-19 was found in folks on the finish of February, 2020, is seen to be instantly accountable for the unfold of an infection to different cities all through the province of Bergamo, notably the Seriana Valley, then all through Europe. How may a unique public well being response have stopped the COVID-19 epidemic in Bergamo Province, which went on to develop into well-known in spring of 2020 for corpses piled up in hospitals, church buildings, and cemeteries and transported by army vehicles to the crematoria?
The Lombardy inhabitants was shocked by the occasions and the inconsistency of public well being and authorities authorities alongside an out of date and unimplemented pandemic plan.

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