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An old mental hospital sits in Trieste's San Giovanni Park. The facility closed over 40 years ago, but its ocher pavilions are filled with activity. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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A public mental health model in Italy earns global praise. Now it faces its demise

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A patient in a biocontainment unit is carried on a stretcher from an ambulance at the Columbus Covid 2 Hospital in Rome, on Tuesday. Italy's health system is straining to keep up with quickly rising coronavirus cases. Alessandra Tarantino/AP hide caption

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'Every Single Individual Must Stay Home': Italy's Coronavirus Surge Strains Hospitals

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