Coronavirus in Iran: la gestione della crisi al tempo delle sanzioni statunitensi
Il mondo e la lotta alla pandemia da COVID-19
Coronavirus hit hard the Islamic Republic of Iran. From the pandemic outbreak in February 2020, until May, Iran has registered the highest mortality rate in the Middle East. According to data released by the Iranian Health Ministry, the number of cases have reached 100.000; the deaths 6.340. Alarming numbers, which several experts consider to be low estimates. While public attention focused on the Iranian government’s inefficiency to contain the rapid diffusion of the virus, very little has been said about the impact of American sanctions on the Iranian health system.