Boy Iran you guys run a tight ship…… Iranian Deputy Health Minister Who Said They Had Coronavirus Under Control, Tests Positive for It, Had Been Briefing Ministers, Journos
Coronavirus isn’t moving as one might historically think, one country rippling out to neighboring countries.
But given the ability to travel everywhere and the potentially long incubation period before people would necessarily know they have it, that’s a recipe for disaster.
We’re seeing an example of that now in Iran, where it appears to have developed in a concentrated outbreak and they can’t trace it back directly back to China.
Iranian Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi, the head of country’s counter-coronavirus task force, has been briefing ministers and journalists on efforts to fight the virus. He had suggested that they had it under control, according to Forbes.
But he just tested positive for it, and is now quarantining himself.
But here’s the problem. Here he is yesterday with the government spokesman, briefing journalists, coughing and sweating excessively, without a mask. You can almost see him spreading it. He’s been interacting with and briefing people for days. RedState read more