by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
A regional governor in Italy issued a reassuring lie today.
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Venice is “taking precautionary measures — this is not a pandemic. We decided to ban all events for a week especially to protect older citizens, but businesses are working as usual,” said regional Governor Luca Zaia in an interview.
Meanwhile, in Milan, all work activity has come to a halt with blockades preventing travel in and out of the area.