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Will Italy at last slay the Covid leopard?

Mandatory vaccination faces a constitutional challenge

11 June 2022

9:00 AM

11 June 2022

9:00 AM

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s novel Il Gattopardo (The Leopard), published posthumously, portrays the decadence of the Sicilian aristocracy at the time of the unification of the various states on the Italian peninsula into a single country (known in Italian as the Risorgimento), as embodied in the character of Don Fabrizio, Prince of Salina (called the ‘Leopard’ after his family crest).

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