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  • Italy unveils extraordinary economic package amid coronavirus epidemic

    Italy unveils extraordinary economic package amid coronavirus epidemic

    Mar 29, 2020 08:36

    On Saturday evening, Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced a 4.3-billion-euro package of measures to help the poorest sections of the population cope with the financial impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Italy: Drones to monitor social distancing in Messina amid coronavirus

    Italy: Drones to monitor social distancing in Messina amid coronavirus

    Mar 28, 2020 06:36

    Messina mayor, Cateno De Luca attended on Friday a test launch of drones that will monitor social distancing amid the coronavirus outbreak.

  •  India outlines $23 billion economic stimulus to help poor hit by lockdown

    India outlines $23 billion economic stimulus to help poor hit by lockdown

    Mar 26, 2020 16:00

    India announced on Thursday a 1.7-trillion-rupee ($23-billion) economic stimulus plan providing direct cash transfers and food security measures to give relief to millions of poor people hit by a nationwide lockdown over a coronavirus pandemic.

  • Iran: Army sets up 2,000-bed hospital to tackle coronavirus outbreak

    Iran: Army sets up 2,000-bed hospital to tackle coronavirus outbreak

    Mar 26, 2020 13:17

    The Iranian Army’s Ground Forces have set up an emergency hospital to battle the coronavirus outbreak in the capital. The makeshift hospital has three units, 2,000 beds, and several isolation wards.

  •  Iran launches telemedicine call center to expedite coronavirus fight

    Iran launches telemedicine call center to expedite coronavirus fight

    Mar 25, 2020 18:29

    This telemedicine call center in Tehran answers all questions regarding the coronavirus only by dialing 4030 in Iran. Some 2,000 personnel work 24/7 to answer calls from across the country about the virus, and this is done round the clock, since phones keep ringing nonstop.

  • Iran builds temporary hospital inside shopping mall to contain coronavirus

    Iran builds temporary hospital inside shopping mall to contain coronavirus

    Mar 22, 2020 14:19

    Iran has braced itself with a temporary hospital built in the country's largest shopping center - the Iran Mall, which will be put into use soon for patients infected with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

  • Munich streets nearly deserted as Bavaria enforces full lockdown

    Munich streets nearly deserted as Bavaria enforces full lockdown

    Mar 21, 2020 16:07

    Munich's iconic Marienplatz was filmed empty of people on Saturday, as the newly introduced anti-coronavirus measures, such as the restriction of leaving one's home, came into full effect at midnight, as Bavaria tightened the lockdown due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

  •  Iraqi soldiers deploy in Baghdad’s streets to impose curfew against coronavirus

    Iraqi soldiers deploy in Baghdad’s streets to impose curfew against coronavirus

    Mar 19, 2020 17:12

    Iraqi soldiers deploy in Baghdad's streets to impose a curfew to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the Iraqi capital as Iraqi pilgrims make their way to the shrine of Prophet Muhammad's (SAWA) seventh infallible successor, Imam Musa al-Kadhim (AS), during preparations for the annual commemoration of his martyrdom.