• Travel startups and efforts to survive coronavirus 2020-11-15 23:48

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Travel startups and efforts to survive coronavirus

    We are all aware of the impact of the novel coronavirus on tourism yet we know that the sector has proven giant, successful tracks of resilience before.

  • File photo depicts international travelers posing for a photo during their visits to the UNESCO-registered Persepolis, which was once the ceremonial capital of the mighty Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BC), in southern Iran. 2020-05-09 18:09

    COVID-19 cuts foreign arrivals in Iran by 15.8%: UNWTO

    TEHRAN – Iran has suffered an average 15.8 percent fall in foreign arrivals during the first three months of 2020 compared to the same period last year, according to data released by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) that analyzes impact of the COVID-19 on international tourism.

  • Plasma therapy 2020-04-14 10:47

    Plasma therapy reduces coronavirus deaths in Iran by 40%

    TEHRAN - Plasma therapy has so far reduced coronavirus deaths in Iran by 40 percent as experts in the country have discovered a life-saving method for those recovering from COVID-19.

  • The World Health Organization called the COVID-19 viral disease a pandemic Wednesday. Here, workers in Spain place a medical mask on a figure that was to be part of the Fallas festival in Valencia. The festival has been canceled over the coronavirus outbreak. (Photo: Alberto Saiz/AP) 2020-03-16 13:11

    By Salman Parviz

    COVID-19 less deadly than SARS, spreading faster

    TEHRAN - Questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) – how it behaves, who it strikes, and how bad it can get – are spreading almost as fast as the virus itself. The quest to get some answers will take some time before we can come up with reliable statistics.

  • ویروس کرونا 2020-02-03 18:28

    Iran reports first suspected coronavirus case

    TEHRAN – The first person suspected of having the coronavirus in Iran was identified and hospitalized in the city of Isfahan, IRIB reported.