Italy's government has placed more than 16 million people — a quarter of the population — under lockdown in a drastic bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The Lombardy region, including the city of Milan, has been quarantined, as have other cities, including Venice, Parma and Modena.
Meanwhile in the U.S., the first case has been confirmed in the capital, Washington, D.C., and hundreds of other cases have been reported around the country.
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