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A Carabinieri (Italian paramilitary police) officer restricts traffic in and out of the cordoned-off area of Codogno, Italy, Feb. 24, 2020.

AP Photo / Antonio Calanni

Milan photographers Luca Bruno and Antonio Calanni, Rome video journalist Paolo Santalucia and freelance video journalist Luigi Navarra ensured AP was among the first media to get photos and video from the locked-down Northern Italian town of Codogno, the focal point of Italy’s coronavirus outbreak.