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Brandeis University: COVID-19 Ravages Iran

May 16, 2020 - Targeted News Service

Brandeis University issued the following news:

As of May 5, Iran had recorded over 6,000 deaths and nearly 100,000 cases of coronavirus.

Though that rate is still below the United States and much of Europe's, the country was already suffering from a severe economic downturn, in part due to crippling U.S. sanctions.

Since 2018, when it withdrew from the nuclear deal signed by President Obama, the Trump administration has imposed a policy of "maximum pressure," restricting oil ex...