coronavirus crisis

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  • More serious strategies needed to tackle pandemic 2020/10/28

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    More serious strategies needed to tackle pandemic

    TEHRAN – The difficult and progressive conditions of the coronavirus pandemic in the country and the high rate of mortality and infection necessitate a serious review of the management methods.

  • World Tourism Day: COVID-19 makes a big difference 2020-09-26 20:37

    By Afshin Majlesi

    World Tourism Day: COVID-19 makes a big difference

    September 27th is a special day for potential travelers and all tourism insiders: It’s World Tourism Day! However, for the first time in the 40-year history of the occasion, it will be held this year with a big difference amid the deep global economic recession, job losses, halted flights, as well as lockdowns and closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Ardebil 2020-09-04 19:00

    Ardebil ready to jumpstart tourism after coronavirus

    TEHRAN – The tourism sector of Ardebil province, northwestern Iran, is prepared to recover after the coronavirus crisis ends, a provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Photos of martyred medical staff during a ceremony held for commemoration of National Doctor's Day in Tehran on August 20, 2020. 2020-08-22 11:13

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    National Doctor’s Day: a salute to our healthcare warriors

    TEHRAN – Although the important role of doctors in our lives was all clear to everyone, the outbreak once more has shown us how immense is the contribution of doctors and medical staff in extreme circumstances and how hard the saving of a nation is.

  • Iran’s social, religious unity ‘a world model for coronavirus response’ 2020-05-10 21:10

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran’s social, religious unity ‘a world model for coronavirus response’

    TEHRAN – Iran could considerably reduce COVID-19 infections and death toll since the onset of the outbreak, the reason behind which is mainly social and religious unity among Iranians that can be run as a role model anywhere in the world, Alireza Marandi, head of Iran’s Academy of Medical Sciences has said.

  • Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi in an undated photo. 2020-05-10 18:30

    Iran grants artists exemption on insurance fees in coronavirus crisis 

    TEHRAN – Iran will exempt 35,000 people in various art field from paying insurance fees during this spring to help them cope with the coronavirus turmoil, the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance announced on Sunday.

  • Official warns of second, third waves of coronavirus 2020-05-02 19:06

    Official warns of second, third waves of coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of the Food and Drug Administration, has warned that the nation needs to prepare for a 'second and third wave' of coronavirus in October and November until a vaccine is developed.

  • Coronavirus crisis: a time for lasting togetherness 2020-04-18 19:02

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Coronavirus crisis: a time for lasting togetherness

    TEHRAN – In the wake of coronavirus, many people have faced difficulty earning income or finding self-protective products due to lock-down measures, but benefactors stood up and volunteering opportunities cropped up, which highly reflects that togetherness never ends.

  • Knowledge-based companies pushing for ‘surge in production’ 2020/04/13

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Knowledge-based companies pushing for ‘surge in production’

    TEHRAN – Iran has developed plans to support and empower knowledge-based companies as a step forward to materialize the goal of a surge in production, as the economy is grappling with the coronavirus predicament.

  • Iran starts smart screening program to contain coronavirus 2020-04-07 19:04

    Iran starts smart screening program to contain coronavirus

    TEHRAN – The second phase of the social distancing plan in Iran started on Tuesday within the framework of a screening program to curb the spread of coronavirus.

  • COVID-19 crisis: washing hands for 20 seconds, not wasting water for 20 seconds 2020-04-05 17:08

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    COVID-19 crisis: washing hands for 20 seconds, not wasting water for 20 seconds

    TEHRAN – These days, it is strictly recommended to wash our hands for 20 seconds as a great step to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but unfortunately many leave the tap running at the same time. This issue poses the greatest threat to the environment.

  • COVID-19, an uninvited guest who helped us cherish our planet, family more 2020-04-04 18:10

    By Zahra Bahadivand Chegini

    COVID-19, an uninvited guest who helped us cherish our planet, family more

    The widespread outbreak of the coronavirus has created a new situation in the human world. From political troubles and disputes to the humankind’s potential vulnerability to confront nature, and the increasing importance of science in human life, are part of changes and hints caused by the introduction of the virus into modern human life.

  • Iranian-made COVID-19 diagnostic system unveiled 2020-04-04 16:52

    Iranian-made COVID-19 diagnostic system unveiled

    TEHRAN – The first Iranian-made system for diagnosing the novel coronavirus with more than 97 percent accuracy was unveiled on Saturday, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Nature Day manifests national empathy against coronavirus 2020-04-03 22:15

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Nature Day manifests national empathy against coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Nature Day was another manifestation of empathy of the Iranian nation in fight against the coronavirus, as people stayed home, despite their thousand-year-old tradition.

  • Iran Sanctoins and Cronoavirus 2020-03-12 09:53

    * By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Iran’s special situation in coronavirus crisis

    TEHRAN - While the outbreak of the coronavirus in Wuhan, China, had become the main subject of the world’s media outlets, the Iranian Ministry of Health have engineered comprehensive plans to counter a possible spread of the virus in Iran. It begun its job by restricting travels to China and getting prepared for the outbreak inside the country.

  • An Iranian medic treats a patient infected with COVID-19 at a hospital in Tehran on Sunday. Photo: AFP 2020-03-11 15:09

    By Hu Yuwei

    U.S. intervention impedes Iran’s right to health, worsens coronavirus crisis: observers

    U.S. sanctions are still obstructing Iran's access to medical equipment, aggravating Iran's burgeoning health crisis under stagnation by insufficient trade and a lack of crucial medical supplies, said Iranian residents reached by the Global Times. Global institutions and analysts have expressed concerns with the impact of sanctions on Iranians' right to health and access to medication.

  • coronavirus 2020-03-10 15:24

    By Mohammad Hashemi

    Iran coronavirus crisis: Who is telling the truth?

    In the aftermath of the current coronavirus outbreak, it can be said with certainty that today the world public opinion is less likely to think of anything else rather than the spread of this deadly virus and its dangerous dimensions and Iran is no exception.

  • Larijani 2020-03-10 13:41

    Larijani urges lift of U.S. ‘inhuman’ sanctions on Iran amid coronavirus crisis

    Parliament speaker writes to IPU, OIC chiefs over medical sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has urged the international community to help lift the “inhuman” sanctions, against Tehran by the United States as Iran is in the midst of the campaign to contain the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

  • Single discarded latex glove on the street, used by people preventing coronavirus infection 2020-03-04 21:01

    By Faranak Bakhtiari 

    Post-coronavirus crisis looming for the environment 

    TEHRAN – The rapid outbreak of the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, among countries around the world is not only a huge challenge for the public health, but the environment will also bear its dire consequences.