– The writer started his communication education in Iran and studied journalism in Turkey, and continues his freelance journalism activities about Iran in Turkey.

ISTANBUL

Right after its outbreak in China, the coronavirus drew attention to its new reach in Iran, taking lives of many victims in Iran after China.

But the outbreak has been brought to the fore by the nonchalance of the administration, as well as the rapidly rising number of cases since it emerged in Iran.

As Iranian officials defied the clear warnings of medical science, they insisted on not quarantining the city of Qom, which has

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