Italian death toll overtakes China’s as virus spreads

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NICOLE WINFIELD and TIM SULLIVAN Associated Press ROME (AP) — The death toll in Italy from the coronavirus overtook China's on Thursday, and infections in the United States climbed past 10,000, in a stark illustration of how the crisis has pivoted toward the West. Italy, with a population of 60 million, recorded at least 3,405 deaths, or roughly 150 more than in China — a country with a population over 20 times larger. Italy reached the bleak milestone the same day that Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged three months ago, recorded no new infections, a sign that the communist country's draconian lockdowns were effective in containing the scourge. On Thursday, a visiting Chinese Red Cross team criticized Italians' failure to properly quarantine themselves a
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