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Farnaz Fassihi
Journalist Former | War Correspondent | Mideast & Iran Expert Author book on Iraq war Ellis Island Medal of Honor & Alum
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Farnaz Fassihi retweeted
Holly Dagres 7h
News has emerged that several inmates in Karaj Prison, Evin Prison and Tehran's Greater Prison known as Fashafuyeh, have contracted the coronavirus.
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Farnaz Fassihi 2h
MedRxiv server for health sciences estimates: 18,300 coronavirus cases would have had to occur in Iran, assuming an outbreak duration of 1.5 months in the country.
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Farnaz Fassihi 2h
A 25-year-old nurse in Iran dies from coronavirus. Narjes Khanalizadeh from Milad hospital in Lahijan.
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Farnaz Fassihi 11h
Replying to @farnazfassihi
2/ Mr. Rouhani said work & day to day life will go back to normal as of Saturday. Any measures to combat virus will be announced by the national committee, he said avoid unnecessary public gatherings.
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Abas Aslani 14h
Deputy Health Minister of Harirchi who has been briefing officials & journalists in the past couple of days has been confirmed to be infected with . He said in a video message that “we will defeat Corona”.
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Farnaz Fassihi 11h
President Rouhani addresses the nation: "This is one of the enemy’s plots to create panic to close down our society. No, we all have to work, carry on with our activities and be careful and take the sick to the hospital."
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Farnaz Fassihi 12h
Editor of Qom news in a video message says the situation in his city is "extremely dire." Says hospitals are not equipped to deal & Tehran isn't sending medical support. Demands city be quarantined.
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Jason Brodsky 12h
First photos coming in of presiding over 's HQ meeting. Would note: looks like Industries Minister Reza Rahmani is there, after being seated next to government spox, who some speculate is at risk of contracting from deputy health minister.
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Farnaz Fassihi 12h
Replying to @farnazfassihi
2/ He says he is not hopeful he’ll live. Calls on judiciary chief to allow political prisoners a short break out so they don’t catch coronavirus in prison.
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Farnaz Fassihi 12h
Outspoken Tehran lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeghi says he has tested positive for coronavirus.
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محمود صادقی 13h
تست کرونای من مثبت شد. این پیام را در شرایطی می‌دهم که چندان امیدی به ادامه‌ی حیات در این دنیا را ندارم: آقای رییسی خانواده‌های زندانیان امنیتی و سیاسی تقاضا دارند برای جلوگیری از شیوع بیماری به زندانیان امنیتی و سیاسی مرخصی بدهید تا کنار خانواده‌ها این اپیدمی را پشت سر بگذارند.
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Farnaz Fassihi Feb 24
Our story: Recipe for a Massive Viral Outbreak. Iran Emerges as a Worldwide Threat ⁦@MujMashi
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Farnaz Fassihi 13h
Replying to @farnazfassihi
2/ Numbers continue to climb in Iran. Officials say 15 dead & 95 infected & over 900 suspected. The formula for death to infected ratio would put number in 3,000.
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Farnaz Fassihi 13h
coronavirus: Deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi has coronavirus. Yesterday he said they don't believe in quarantine of cities & it belonged to WWI era.
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Farnaz Fassihi 22h
crisis: Qom's lawmaker accuses city's hospital staff of lying on death certificates to hide coronavirus death toll. They write "acute respiratory illness" although they've died in coronavirus quarantine ward, he says.
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مسعود باستانی 24h
Replying to @masoud_bastany
Despite clear shortages of masks and antibacterial gels in pharmacies, peddlers on metro & streets are selling masks. 2/2
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rickgladstone 24h
The slow drip of news about the spread is compounding Tehran’s already acute credibility problems, less than 2 months after officials were forced to admit they lied about the downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet.
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Raju Narisetti Feb 24
So two American Presidents visited India and Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram, 10 years apart. This is what wrote in the visitor's book in 2010. And this is what wrote in 2020.
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Anna Fifield Feb 20
Wow, explosive stuff from my ⁦⁩ colleagues: the CDC was so opposed to allowing Americans infected with coronavirus flying home from Japan on the same flight as the uninfected that they demanded to be left out of the news release
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Farnaz Fassihi Feb 24
Replying to @SaeedKD
سعید جان برایت ارزوی بهبودی می کنم. مواظب خودت باش.
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