Covid-19 present in Italy months before Wuhan outbreak, reveal scientists


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An investigative study on coronavirus revealed that Covid-19 was circulating in Italy by September 2019, months before the first documented case was reported in China’s Wuhan, as per media reports. The research was carried by the scientists at Milan’s National Cancer Institute (INT). Gabriella Sozzi, an INT biologist, told CGTN Europe that the blood samples showed the presence of antibodies against Covid-19 from September, while the first documented case of Italy was on February 21. Sozzi said to CGTN : “What we noticed, and it was unexpected, we found more than 10 per cent of the samples presenting antibodies against...