Trieste reaches the pages of the world news, unfortunately not for its merits but for the recent leap of infections and for the outbreak originating from the No Green Pass protests.
The New York Times, in fact, headlines “The center of the anti – vaccine protest in Italy now becomes a Covid outbreak”, and in the article signed by Jason Horowitz the entire chronology of events is reported, from the eviction of the port to the alarming data of the last days.
“When Italy introduced the more severe and extended Green Pass last month – reads the article -, the port city of the North East of Italy became the epicenter of the protests when vaccine skeptics marched alongside the dockers. in protest because the measure would have threatened their right to work ”.
“Now – continues Horowitz -, two weeks later, Trieste has emerged as the center of something else: an explosion of Covid directly linked to those protests that threaten to overload intensive care and undermine the reputation of a city that was once the cosmopolitan port of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and today has the great ambition to revitalize the port. “The situation in Trieste is particularly worrying” said Dr. Fabio Barbone, the epidemiologist who leads the efforts against the spread of Covid in Friuli Venezia Giulia “.
Here the rest of the article: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/