Italy Quarantines Entire Lombardy Region To Slow COVID-19 Spread

MILAN, ITALY – MARCH 08: A sign telling ‘Fear of the fear virus’ on March 08, 2020 in Milan, Italy. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced overnight a “national emergency” due to the coronavirus outbreak and imposed quarantines on the Lombardy and Veneto regions, which contain roughly a quarter of the country’s population. Italy has the highest number of cases and fatalities in Europe. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)