An Iranian woman wears a face mask as she walks in northern Tehran on Wednesday. Photo: dpa

Coronavirus: an increasingly isolated Iran tries to control crisis

  • With economy battered by sanctions, country’s currency slumps to lowest level in a year, as outbreak kills 26 people, the highest toll outside China
  • Slamming ‘foreign propaganda’, President Hassan Rowhani seeks to portray crisis in terms of Iran’s tense relationship with US
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
An Iranian woman wears a face mask as she walks in northern Tehran on Wednesday. Photo: dpa
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