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7-Year-Old Cancer Girl’s Wish Comes True in Ancient Castle of Shush
Zeynab, a seven-year-old Iranian girl, is battling against cancer. She always wished to become a queen one day and have her own castle and treasure.
Researchers Use Persian Violet to Treat Breast Cancer
Iranian researchers have introduced the extract of the Persian violet for the complementary treatment of breast cancer.
COVID-19 Pandemic Makes Lepers Lonelier Than Ever
A clergyman in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad is mingling with lepers who have slipped into oblivion for years and who everyone stays away from.
CF Patients Victims of US Sanctions against Iran: Official
An Iranian health ministry official says the US sanctions have resulted in a shortage of a foreign-made medicine used for cystic fibrosis patients.
Are HIV Patients Immune to Novel Coronavirus?
A senior Iranian official says the majority of HIV-positive patients have tested negative for COVID-19.
Researchers Devise Sensor to Detect Cancerous Cells Using Nanotech
Iranian scientists at Sharif University of Technology have designed a sensor to detect cancerous cells in medical diagnostic laboratories and research centres.
Coronavirus in Iran: Number of Victims Rises to 15
Iran's Health Ministry spokesman says the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Iran has increased to 95, out of whom 15 have died so far.
Iran President Vows to Contain Coronavirus in Shortest Time Possible
President Hassan Rouhani has reassured the people of Iran that his administration would do its utmost to contain the novel coronavirus epidemic in the country in the shortest time and with least number of casualties, saying all resources have been mobilized to protect the health of people.
Coronavirus Outbreak in Iran: Death Toll Rises to 12
The Iranian Health Ministry says the total number of Iranians definitely diagnosed with the coronavirus has risen to 61, twelve of whom have died so far.
President Orders Mobilization of Efforts to Eradicate Coronavirus from Iran
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani has ordered the formation of a national headquarters for administering the efforts to contain a novel coronavirus epidemic, assigning the Health Ministry to mobilize resources from all organizations to stop the spread of the disease.
Coronavirus in Iran: Death Toll Rises to 5
The death toll from the coronavirus infection in Iran has risen to five, and the total number of confirmed cases to 28, according to the Health Ministry.
Researchers Using Natural Killer Cells to Treat Brain Tumors
Scientists at Iran’s Royan Research Institute have successfully tested the treatment of brain tumors with the help of natural killer cells.
Four Die of Coronavirus in Iran; 14 Others Infected
Iran’s Health officials say the number of people who have lost their lives due to the deadly coronavirus has reached four.
Iran Sets Up Headquarters to Combat Coronavirus
An ad hoc headquarters has been set up at the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education to combat the possible spread of the coronavirus, government spokesman Ali Rabiei said.
Iran Confirms Three New Coronavirus Cases
An Iranian health authority has confirmed on Thursday three new cases of the new coronavirus in the cities of Qom and Arak.
Tehran’s Azadi Tower Lit Up in Solidarity with China
On behalf of Iranian people, the Municipality of Tehran has lit up the capital’s iconic Azadi Tower with messages of sympathy with the Chinese nation in their fight against Coronavirus.
Coronavirus Arrives in Iran: Two Men Die of COVID-19 in Qom
Iran’s Health Ministry says two people in the city of Qom have died of the novel coronavirus, in the first cases tested positive in Iran.
Iranians Evacuated from China Out of Quarantine Safe and Sound
Iranian authorities have ended a 14-day quarantine for dozens of students who had been flown back home from central China over fears they might contract coronavirus.
Iran to Export Cancer Drugs to Thailand, Armenia
A knowledge-based Iranian company has produced an anti-cancer nano-medicine which is being exported to a number of foreign countries.
Coronavirus as Scary as You’ve Heard about It: Eyewitness
A couple of Iranian students recently evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus, have talked about the horrible days they spent in the city from the outbreak of the disease to their repatriation.
No Positive Cases of Coronavirus Observed in Iran So Far: Minister
Iranian Health Minister Saeid Namaki has given assurances that there have been no confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Iran so far.
Iran Evacuates Its Citizens from China’s Wuhan
A Mahan Air flight on Wednesday evacuated dozens of Iranian citizens, along with a number of Iraqis, Syrians and Lebanese nationals, from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak of novel coronavirus.
Zarif Blasts US for ‘Profiteering’ over Coronavirus Outbreak in China
The Iranian foreign minister has decried the United States for cashing in on the outbreak of the coronavirus in China, saying Beijing has had a more successful performance in containing the virus compared with that of the US in the 2009 H1N1 epidemic.
Iranian, Chinese Foreign Ministers Discuss Coronavirus Outbreak
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi have discussed the latest efforts to contain the novel coronavirus.
Envoy Asks Iran to Avoid Inessential Restriction on Chinese Travelers
China's Ambassador to Iran Chang Hua has called on the Islamic Republic not to place unnecessary restrictions on the Chinese passengers and avoid going over the limits set by the World Health Organization in the wake of outbreak of a novel coronavirus.