COVID-19

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  • HIV control not halted amid coronavirus pandemic: minister 2020-12-01 18:45

    HIV control in Iran unfazed by COVID-19: minister

    TEHRAN – Health Minister Saeed Namaki has said that the COVID-19 pandemic will not threaten under no circumstances the HIV control program in the country.

  • Oxygen cylinders provided to COVID-19 patients 2020-12-01 14:48

    Oxygen cylinders provided to COVID-19 patients

    In a ceremony which was held on Monday, charity organizations in cooperation with the Iranian Red Crescent Society provided some one thousand oxygen cylinders to the needy patients who are suffering from COVID-19.

  • Air pollution hiding behind COVID-19 2020-11-30 18:51

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Air pollution hiding behind COVID-19

    TEHRAN – With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, air pollution has been marginalized despite being much deadlier, causing over 7 million deaths annually, while the virus has just taken less than 1.5 million lives worldwide so far.

  • COVID-19 control better than expected: health minister 2020-11-29 18:20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    COVID-19 control in Iran better than expected

    TEHRAN – Health Minister Saeed Namaki has said that the situation of coronavirus containment in the country is better than expected contrary to forecasts, and fortunately, new cases and deaths are declining.

  • Parviz Purhosseini 2020-11-29 17:48

    Actor Parviz Purhosseini dies of COVID-19

    Iranian acclaimed actor Parviz Pourhosseini, who was hospitalized at hospital infecting to the coronavirus passed away early Friday 27th November 2020. Pourhosseini which was born on 11 September 1941 in Tehran, Iran, was an Iranian film, theatre and television actor. Poorhosseini had appeared in more than 35 movies, over 70 TV shows and 60 theater performances.

  • COVID-19 lockdown moves most cities out of “red” zone 2020-11-28 18:30

    COVID-19 lockdown moves most cities out of “red” zone

    TEHRAN – Strict COVID-19 restrictions which took effect on October 26 have caused 87 out of 89 infected cities to get out of the high-risk “red” zone.

  • Rostamnamadi 2020-11-28 16:53

    Iranian sports journalist Rostamnamadi dies due to coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Iranian sports journalist Arash Rostamnamadi has died on Saturday after contracting COVID-19.

  • Parviz Purhosseini 2020-11-27 18:08

    Actor Parviz Purhosseini dies of COVID-19

    TEHRAN -- Veteran stage and screen actor Parviz Purhosseini died of COVID-19 at the age of 79 at Tehran’s Firuzgar Hospital on Friday morning, his son Purang has confirmed.

  • New York anti-lockdown protesters burn masks and carry "Stop Covid Tyranny" 2020-11-25 14:54

    New York anti-lockdown protesters burn masks and carry "Stop Covid Tyranny"

    Following new statewide coronavirus restrictions issued in New York, anti-lockdown protest broke out in the streets as some protesters burned face masks chanting "no more masks, burn the masks," "free your face," "no new normal" and "end fascism “on a New York City street on Sunday.

  • Kambuzia Partovi in an undated photo (Tasnim/Hamed Malekpur)  MMS/YAW 2020-11-24 18:02

    Director Kambuzia Partovi passes away of COVID-19  

    TEHRAN – Iranian screenwriter and filmmaker Kambuzia Partovi died of COVID-19 at Tehran’s Day Hospital on Tuesday. He was 65.

  • Traffic restriction aims to curb COVID-19 2020-11-24 10:57

    Traffic restriction aims to curb COVID-19

    The National Headquarters for Coronavirus Control has issued a directive, banning private vehicles from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. in cities which are on high alert in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus.

  • Arg-e Bam 2020-11-23 18:56

    UNESCO sites shut down amid third wave of COVID-19 in Iran

    TEHRAN - Most of Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, cultural heritage museums, and historical sites across the country have gone on lockdown for at least two weeks in cities defined as the high-risk “red” zones due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Iranian voice actor Changiz Jalilvand dies of COVID-19 2020-11-23 15:56

    Iranian voice actor Changiz Jalilvand dies of COVID-19

    TEHRAN – Changiz Jalilvand, the Iranian voice actor who lent his voice to Marlon Brando and Paul Newman in many acclaimed movies dubbed for Persian audiences, died of COVID-19 in a Tehran hospital on Sunday. 

  • Changiz Jalilvand 2020-11-22 18:28

    Iranian voice actor Changiz Jalilvand dies of COVID-19

    TEHRAN – Changiz Jalilvand, the Iranian voice actor who lent his voice to Marlon Brando and Paul Newman in many acclaimed movies dubbed for Persian audiences, died of COVID-19 in a Tehran hospital on Sunday. 

  • Home-to-home COVID-19 screening conducted 2020-11-21 11:49

    Home-to-home COVID-19 screening conducted

    On Thursday, a group of charitable foundations carried out a home-to-home screening plan in a southern Tehran neighborhood to identify people who may have the COVID-19 virus but appear healthy or have only mild symptoms.

  • An Iranian researcher at a laboratory makes the V sign as the country has high hopes for developing a COVID-19 vaccine. 2020-11-18 18:51

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    High hopes for COVID-19 vaccine in Iran

    TEHRAN – The latest achievements of Iranian researchers for developing COVID-19 vaccine platforms were discussed in a meeting on Tuesday in the presence of Health Minister Saeed Namaki and senior representatives of the World Health Organization.

  • Iran's NPC 2020-11-18 17:07

    By Masoud Hossein

    Iran’s NPC eyes a better place at Paralympics

    TEHRAN – Iran’s National Paralympic Committee (NPC) is getting ready for the Tokyo Paralympics, where the Iranian delegation aims to sit in a better place compared to the previous edition.

  • image-20201117110601-1.jpeg 2020-11-17 22:39

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    Future of Transportation Industry during COVID-19 Pandemic

    Mohammadreza Dezfulian, one of entrepreneurs and mangers of the logistics and transportation industry, has, in an analysis, weighed in on the importance of this industry during the corornavirus outbreak, its future and the necessity of offering special support to drivers working in this industry.

  • Iran among top five producers of COVID-19 rapid antigen-detection kits 2020-11-17 17:15

    Iran among top five producers of COVID-19 rapid antigen-detection kits

    TEHRAN – Iran is one of the top five manufacturers of coronavirus antigen-based rapid detection kits in the world.

  • Remdesivir production line comes on stream 2020-11-17 14:32

    Remdesivir production line comes on stream

    A pharmaceutical plant in northern Gilan province is producing remdesivir, a drug which is given to hospitalized patients with COVID-19.

  • A view of Shah-e Cheragh (“King of Light”) --- a major mausoleum and pilgrimage site in the touristic city of Shiraz, southern Iran. 2020-11-16 23:33

    Coronavirus cuts Iran tourist arrivals by 72%: UNWTO

    TEHRAN – International tourist arrivals to Iran plunged 72% during the first eight months of the year when compared to 2019, the World Tourism Organization reported, highlighting the severe impact of COVID-19 as the main factor.

  • COVID-19 outpatient facilities to increase fourfold 2020-11-16 18:45

    COVID-19 outpatient facilities to increase fourfold

    TEHRAN – Health Minister Saeed Namaki announced that the number of centers offering healthcare services to COVID-19 patients will increase from 1,200 to 5,000 in the future.

  • Diabetes prevention on closer consideration amid COVID-19 2020-11-15 17:43

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Diabetes prevention on closer consideration amid COVID-19

    TEHRAN – As long as people with diabetes are at higher risk of serious complications associated with COVID-19, diabetes prevention must come to a closer consideration than ever.

  • Iran Professional League 2020-11-15 15:17

    IPL Matchweek 2 to be played as scheduled: official

    TEHRAN – Iran Professional League (IPL) Matchweek 2 will be played as scheduled according to acting head of Iran Football League Organization Soheil Mahdi.

  • Blood donation in the time of corona 2020-11-15 12:04

    Blood donation in the time of corona

    Iranian People all over the country are donating blood as the coronavirus pandemic has slashed the number of donors by around 20 percent over the past eight months. Studies show that the plasma driven from recovered patients can be used in the treatment of COVID-19 with the help of the patient's immune system. The best time for plasma donation is at least 14 and preferably 28 days after recovery, and donors should age 18 to 60 years.

  • 8 Iranian coronavirus vaccines on WHO candidates list 2020-11-14 19:30

    8 Iranian coronavirus vaccines on WHO candidates list

    TEHRAN – Eight homegrown COVID-19 vaccines have been listed among 48 promising candidates of the World Health Organization (WHO).

  • معلم 2020-11-13 17:45

    Ultimate altruism: Iranian teacher fighting COVID-19 passes away while teaching on hospital bed

    TEHRAN – Maryam Arbabi, one of the committed teachers of Garmeh city in North Khorasan province, who was teaching on the hospital bed passed away after days of fighting coronavirus.

  • Rouhani 2020-11-11 10:56

    Rouhani says Iran ready to share experiences in Coronavirus fight 

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani of Iran announced on Tuesday that Iran is ready to share its experiences with regional countries, including members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), in “combating COVID-19”.

  • Rahim Jeddi 2020-11-10 19:38

    Iranian wrestling referee Jeddi passes away

    TEHRAN – Iranian international retired wrestling referee Rahim Jeddi passed away on Tuesday.

  • Daily COVID-19 tests to reach up to 100,000: minister 2020-11-10 18:24

    Daily COVID-19 tests to reach up to 100,000: minister

    TEHRAN – Coronavirus diagnostic tests being conducted daily in the country will reach up to 100,000 from currently 45,000, Saeed Namaki, the Minister of Health, has announced.