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Wed Aug 12, 2020, 12:11 AM

U.S. Coronavirus Response Met With Alarm Abroad; "Don't they care about their health?"

Europe, in general has always to up to America. No more.

CORONAVIRUS 08/09/2020 08:08 am ET Updated 1 day ago

U.S. Coronavirus Response Met With Alarm Abroad
Europeans are watching America’s bungled coronavirus response with astonishment.

Nicole Winfield and Lisa Marie Pane

ROME (AP) — With confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. hitting 5 million Sunday, by far the highest of any country, the failure of the most powerful nation in the world to contain the scourge has been met with astonishment and alarm in Europe.

Perhaps nowhere outside the U.S. is America’s bungled virus response viewed with more consternation than in Italy, which was ground zero of Europe’s epidemic. Italians were unprepared when the outbreak exploded in February, and the country still has one of the world’s highest official death tolls at 35,000.

But after a strict nationwide, 10-week lockdown, vigilant tracing of new clusters and general acceptance of mask mandates and social distancing, Italy has become a model of virus containment.

“Don’t they care about their health?” a mask-clad Patrizia Antonini asked about people in the United States as she walked with friends along the banks of Lake Bracciano, north of Rome. “They need to take our precautions. ... They need a real lockdown.”......................

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Wed Aug 12, 2020, 02:15 AM

1. Here's a video that illustrates this nicely.

Note the Korean woman actually crying about the poor Americans.

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