The Heat: Iran battles COVID-19

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The deadly coronavirus death and infection numbers keep growing. And, several countries across the world fear the worst is still to come.

More than 415-thousand cases have now been reported worldwide. The death toll in Italy is approaching seven-thousand. New York’s governor says it is spreading like a bullet train in his state. And, India with a population of 1.3 billion people is locking down.

Among the worst hit countries is Iran where the death toll reached almost two-thousand on Tuesday. Journalist Sarbas Nazari talks about the situation in the country.

To discuss:
Einar Tangen is a political and economic commentator.
Negar Mortazavi is an Iranian-American journalist and commentator
Dr. Eric Ding is an Epidemiologist at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.

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