EghtesadOnline: Prominent scientists and health activists from over 10 countries gathered on the second day of the 7th Science and Technology Exchange Program (STEP) on May 28 to address “the scientific and technological collaboration facing coronavirus challenge”.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s confirmed coronavirus cases crossed 150,000 on Sunday, as the country rolled back on confinement measures despite a sharp rise in daily infections.
EghtesadOnline: Coronavirus bailout loans will ultimately increase money supply but that’s the lesser evil when it comes to making a choice between inflation and recession.
EghtesdOnline: The Social Security Organization, Iran's biggest pension fund, was hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic because on the one hand, a majority of its members work in virus-hit industrial enterprises, services and guilds, and on the other hand, it has to reimburse hospitals and healthcare providers for treatment costs, a deputy cooperatives, labor and social welfare minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s daily confirmed coronavirus cases climbed by 2,819 on Friday, the highest single-day rise since April 2.
EghtesadOnline: The coronavirus has stoked concerns about losing one’s savings as more people entered the housing market in the month ending May 20 to register an 809.9% rise in home deals compared with the preceding month.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s daily coronavirus cases remained above 2,000 for the third straight day on Wednesday, with only one-fifth requiring hospitalization, a health official announced.
EghtesadOnline: With oil prices in freefall and the coronavirus spreading like wildfire, the government will get more and more worked up this year than the last, especially because of the fiscal burden imposed by sanctions and the decline in oil sales.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus outbreak exceeded 7,000 on Monday, as the overnight cases surged by 27%, health officials announced.
EghtesadOnline: Since last Wednesday, nearly 18,000 employers and economic operators have registered at the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare’s Kara.mcls.gov.ir for coronavirus bailout assistance envisioned for distressed businesses.