Bianca Dobroiu arrived at the Sant'Orsola-Malpighi Polyclinic hospital in Bologna with a fever above 105 degrees and was diagnosed with COVID-19.
"Poisoning our environment means poisoning our own body," said researcher Yaron Ogen.
Hospitalized patients and those in intensive care have both been decreasing since early April, according to Italian authorities.
The retailer is experiencing issues in Italy, France and India.
While Italy and Spain have shown signs of the outbreak slowing down in recent days, both countries remain in lockdown.
Parts of Europe began easing some lockdown measures last week, including Italy and Germany, while France will begin lifting some restrictions next month.
Signs of growing tensions last week prompted the interior minister, Luciana Lamorgese, to request greater police attention to "riots by groups of extremists."
The 7-year-old German shepherd's owner died after being hospitalized in intensive care with the virus in Pisa, Italy.
Lockdown measures in parts of the country's worst-hit regions, including Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna, will remain in place.
Pope Francis' former treasurer who was acquitted of child sexual abuse on Monday was also the subject of an extemporaneous homily given on Thursday.
Doctors in ERs and ICUs are trying new approaches and using social media and email chains to help each other learn on the fly.
The rescue comes a day after the government declared it could no longer guarantee the rescue or disembarkation of those seeking refuge and closed its harbors.
The number of new deaths and cases have dropped in Italy and Spain, while France saw its highest daily death toll and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains in intensive care.
The U.S. has been warned to brace for a surge in deaths this week, while Japan is expected to declare a state of emergency, with its capital Tokyo facing a growing number of infections.
Speaking from Rome during an American TV interview, Giuseppe Conte said his country's resolve was under strain as the death toll mounted.
Italy's Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese announced a new app called "YouPol," which would allow victims to alert authorities without making a phone call.
Birthday celebration in makeshift Italian Army field hospital offers glimmer of hope
"We are going in the right direction and we must not change our strategy in the least. The return to normality will be a gradual process," said top Italian health official Franco Locatelli.
Experts in Italy and elsewhere say that a lack of adequate personal protective equipment for health care workers has led to many contracting the virus while caring for infected patients.
What do two Americans who are classical musicians do while quarantined in their newly adopted home in Italy? Play a nightly concert on their balcony, of course. It's a gift for their Italian neighbors, but they also have a strong message for Americans, too.
"Why isn't our government doing anything?"
"President Trump was the first world leader to take definitive action early," Peter Navarro said.
A fully-working prototype was tested in the Chiari Hospital and proven to be effective, although the Italian start-up has stressed online that the design remains an "uncertified biomedical device."
Don Giuseppe Berardelli, 72, reportedly died after insisting that the potentially life-saving ventilator parishioners purchased for him be used on a younger COVID-19 patient instead.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues, with confirmed cases now surpassing 307,000 globally, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The European country recorded the world's deadliest 24-hour period of coronavirus-related fatalities Saturday, prompting additional draconian lockdown restrictions.
Sun Shuopeng's comments came on the same day that Italy surpassed China, where the virus originated, as the country with the most deaths from the virus.
Marcello Natali, 57, had been hospitalized in Cremona when he developed double pneumonia. He had no underlying health conditions.