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Collected Item: “Covid Disinfection in Alife, Italy”

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Covid Disinfection in Alife, Italy

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Video My cousin Caterina Ginocchio recorded this video and posted it on Facebook.

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I decided to share this video because it will help future historians understand how a small town in Italy responded to the pandemic. This item is of interest to future historians because it shows how disinfecting the town center in a small town in Italy was deemed to be essential in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This video is critical for future generations and historians because it will allow them to understand what measures were taken. Future historians can use this video and compare it to pandemics from previous generations and discover what protocols are similar. This video is important to me because my family is from a small town in Italy and it is interesting to see the steps that the town took in order to disinfect the town. I also found it interesting to compare how the United States of America disinfected its towns and how it is similar to the town of Alife.

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#HST241, #CovidMiniCollection, #Suffolk, #COVID, #Cleaning, #Disinfect, #smalltown, #Alife, #Italy

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Caterina Ginocchio

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