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Head of Italian medical Association dies from coronavirus

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The head of the Italian Medical Association has died from the COVID-19 infection,  Italy’s National Federation of Doctors and General Practitioners confirmed in a statement to press.

67-year old Roberto Stella, president of the Medical Guild of Varese, died due to respiratory failure from the coronavirus on Tuesday night, the guild said Wednesday.

Italy remains on complete lockdown as death toll due to the virus crosses 1,000.