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

As the coronavirus outbreak swept Italy, two regions took two different approaches that now offer for a case study for social distancing and widespread testing. The region of Veneto, which implemented widespread testing and strict quarantine measures early on, "has seen a slower rate of increase in new cases and deaths," that the region of Lombardy which comparitively has seen their hospitals become overwhelmed.

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