China is sending medical experts and supplies to help Italy fight coronavirus

In Lombardy, Italy, 80% of the region’s acute-care beds are reserved for treating patients with COVID-19. Image: REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Johnny Wood

Senior Writer, Formative Content


Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how COVID-19 is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:


Have you read?

China is sending medical supplies to Italy to help tackle COVID-19. Image: REUTERS
‘Let’s stop it together’: There are more than 12,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Italy. Image: REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
Italy is worst-affected country after China. Image: REUTERS GRAPHICS

What is the World Economic Forum doing about the coronavirus outbreak?

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

COVID-19Global HealthItalyChina


Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda


You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

International travel levels tipped to soar again in 2022
About Us
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum