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2 regions of Italy took different approaches to fighting the coronavirus. Their results show that widespread testing and early social distancing reall...

A region of Italy that took earlier and more aggressive measures to fight the novel coronavirus is now seeing fewer cases.

Venice’s canals are clear, and it could be because everyone is isolating themselves to avoid spreading the coronavirus

Italy is currently on lockdown as residents try to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, and Venice has been quiet.
Train passengers in Salerno, southern Italy, on March 8, 2020.

Thousands of people in Italy panicked and tried to flee its 16-million-person coronavirus quarantine after the plan leaked

"Some of those who fled will be infected with the disease," said one virus expert — increasing the risk it will spread further.
Military officers wearing face masks stand outside Duomo cathedral, closed by authorities due to a coronavirus outbreak, in Milan, Italy February 24, 2020.

Italy sealed off entire towns and canceled major events after 400 coronavirus cases and 12 deaths made it the most infected country outside of Asia

Cases of COVID-19 have soared in Italy, making it the most infected country outside Asia. Neighboring countries are worried.
Visiting Venice's Caffe Florian is a unique experience — but it's expensive.

What it’s like to visit the oldest cafe in Europe, which survived Venice’s floods and just celebrated 300 years

Reviews for Caffe Florian, on Venice's St. Mark's Square, rave about its location and over-the-top decor, but decry the high prices and crowds.
Crowds converging on Machu Picchu in Peru.

22 destinations that were ruined by tourists over the past decade

From Machu Picchu to Venice and Burning Man, here's a look at some of the destinations we're loving to death.

9 photos show flooding in Venice that has caused more than $1 billion in damages to the city’s homes and historical sites

A new wave of high water hit Venice on December 23, piling on to the damage from flooding that has troubled the city throughout the year.
The interior of the Italian Regional Council is seen flooded in Venice, Italy November 13, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media.

Venice government offices were flooded moments after lawmakers rejected a climate change plan

Luigi Brugnaro, Venice's mayor, wrote online that the flooding was due to climate change and was "a wound that will leave a permanent mark."
Venice, Italy, is sinking.

Stunning photos of 27 places around the world that you should visit before they disappear forever

From Patagonia's glaciers to Africa's Congo Basin, visit these threatened natural wonders before they're gone.
People walk on a catwalk in the flooded St.Mark's Square during a period of seasonal high water in Venice

Venice is experiencing its most severe flooding in 50 years. Here are 15 photos of the city’s extreme flooding.

Venice's annual high-water season causes flooding across the city, and residents and tourists alike continue their daily activities despite it.