The coronavirus death toll grows in Iran

February 25, 2020

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An Iranian woman wears a protective mask as she sits in a bus in Tehran, Iran, Feb. 25, 2020.

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Nazanin Tabatabaee/West Asia News Agency via Reuters

Iran's coronavirus death toll rose to 16 on Tuesday, the highest outside of China, and real extent infections could be much higher — increasing the country's international isolation as health authorities move to accelerated emergency measures to curb the epidemic's global spread. And, it was a brief state visit, but on his way out of India, President Donld Trump said he asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi about religious freedom. Also, researchers at Georgia Tech have devised a mathematical model for making the perfect fried rice.  

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