• Early Tests of Vaccine for COVID-19 Pass Peer Review, Look Promising
    13:02 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- We still don't know how well a robust immune response protects people from SARS-CoV-2 infection. But we've got a further indication that vaccines can induce a strong immune response.
  • Mathematics Can Save Lives at Sea
    13:01 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of people die at sea every year due to vessel and airplane accidents. Emergency teams have little time to rescue those in the water because the probability of finding a person alive plummets after six hours. Beyond tides and challenging weather conditions, unsteady coastal currents often make search and rescue operations exceedingly difficult.
  • Babies Know When You Imitate Them
    13:01 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Six-month old infants recognize when adults imitate them, and perceive imitators as more friendly, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden. The babies looked and smiled longer at an adult who imitated them, as opposed to when the adult responded in other ways. Babies also approached them more, and engaged in imitating games. The research is published in PLOS One.
  • Chinese Mainland Reports No New Domestically Transmitted COVID-19 Cases
    13:00 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Chinese health authority announced Wednesday that no new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported on the Chinese mainland on Tuesday.
  • US Passes Grim Milestone of 100,000 COVID-19 Deaths
    13:00 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A tally kept by the Worldometers website showed more than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, while Johns Hopkins University reported nearly 99,000 fatalities due to the deadly disease.
  • Pan-American Health Organization Names Americas Epicenter of COVID-19 Pandemic
    12:41 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The South, Central and North Americas have become the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Carissa Etienne told reporters.
  • COVID-19 Deaths in France Surge Past 28,500
    12:34 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- France on Tuesday reported 83 new deaths in hospital from the novel coronavirus over the last 24 hours as key indicators remained steady two weeks into the relaxation of a lockdown.
  • Coronavirus Cases, Deaths in Germany Continue to Climb
    12:32 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Almost 8,350 people in Germany have lost their lives due to the coronavirus, while the European country has reported more than 179,300 cases of the deadly disease.
  • Brazil's COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 24,500
    12:29 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 24,500 people in Brazil have lost their lives due to the coronavirus, while the virus-hit country has reported over 391,000 cases of the deadly disease.
  • COVID-19 Deaths in UK Exceed 37,000 But Real Figure Much Higher
    12:28 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The total death toll from the coronavirus in the UK reached 37,048 on Tuesday after a further 134 deaths were recorded.
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Doctors Protest in Buenos Aires Asking for PPE, Fair Wages

TEHRAN (FNA)- Doctors protest in Buenos Aires to demand more personal protective equipment and fair wages as coronavirus cases spike in Argentina's capital. They say the government is not doing enough to keep them safe. [VIDEO]
Spain: Nissan Employees in Barcelona Protest Planned Plant Closure

TEHRAN (FNA)- Nissan employees light candles in Barcelona to protest against a planned plant closure. The Spanish government has warned Nissan shutting down the manufacturing base could cost the company more than a billion euros. Challenges caused by the coronavirus crisis have forced Renault, Seat and Nissan to suspend all activity in Spain, Europe's second car manufacturer after Germany. [VIDEO]
IRGC Continues Distributing Aid among Poor Families across Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- The provincial Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) headquarters across the country continue to prepare and distribute livelihood assistance packages to the poor families in the framework of ‘Equality and Sincere Assistance Maneuver’. [PHOTOS]
US COVID-19 Deaths Top 100,000

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US has passed 100,000 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak in less than four months. It has seen more fatalities than any other country, while its 1.69 million confirmed infections account for about 30% of the worldwide total. [PHOTOS]
Heatwave, Water Woes, Coronavirus: India's Perfect Storm

TEHRAN (FNA)- India is wilting under a heatwave, with the temperature in places reaching 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit) and the capital enduring its hottest May day in nearly two decades. The heatwave adds to problems the country has already been dealing with the spread of coronavirus. [VIDEO]
Peru: Worried Relatives Wait Outside Hospital in Lima

TEHRAN (FNA)- Worried relatives wait outside a Hospital in Lima, unable to enter, hoping to get some information on their loved ones infected with COVID-19. [VIDEO]
GRAPHIC: Dead COVID-19 Patients in Iran Buried under Religious Rules

TEHRAN (FNA)- Brave volunteer clergies wash and bury the bodies of the dead coronavirus patients in accordance with Islamic rules but under strict hygiene protocols. Dead bodies are wrapped in white cloth Known as 'Kafan'(Shroud), then they are covered in hospital plastic and are buried. [PHOTOS]
Global COVID-19 Deaths Near 357,000, as It Happened

TEHRAN (FNA)- Data from Johns Hopkins University shows that the global pandemic has recorded more than 357,800 deaths from Covid-19. The US has recorded more deaths from the disease than any other country in the pandemic, and almost three times as many as the second. [PHOTOS]
A Permanent Failure for the US in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (FNA)- US troop levels in Afghanistan continue to drop, with officials claiming that they remain well ahead of schedule, but the Pentagon and the White House are offering conflicting figures on how many troops remain in the country.
New Speaker Underlines Iran-Russia-Turkey Negotiations on Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Newly-appointed Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf stressed the necessity to continue Syria talks among Iran, Russia and Turkey within the framework of the Astana Peace Process.
IRGC Launches New PCR Centers in Anti-Coronavirus Campaign

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) declared the launch of two new Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) centers in the country in the fight against the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
Iran’s 4th Tanker Anchors at Venezuelan Port

TEHRAN (FNA)- The fourth ship of Iran's fuel-carrying flotilla berthed at Venezuela's port on Friday morning as an indicative of the resolve of two independent Iranian and Venezuelan nations to pursue the right to free shipment.
Injured Protester Lays Bleeding on Highway after Falling Off Police Car

TEHRAN (FNA)- Several protesters surround a California Highway Patrol cruiser in Black Lives Matter protester, after Minneapolis cop kill Georg Floyd. One protester clambered on the hood before tumbling to the ground when the police officer drove off. The man was seen lying motionless on the ground and covered in blood. [PHOTOS]
'Who Is Umbrella Man?': Unrest Intensifies in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Undercover Cops Accused of Setting Fires

TEHRAN (FNA)- In a video posted online May 27, 2020 that seems to have since been removed, a what appears to be white man wearing a gas mask and all dark clothing, while carrying an umbrella and hammer, was allegedly seen busting out windows of an AutoZone in Minneapolis, MN prior to walking away. At the start of the video he is seen walking away and is questioned by bystanders. This happened during the protests and riots that have taken place since the death of George Floyd, a black man suspected of passing a counterfeit twenty dollar bill. Mr Floyd was killed while under arrest by the Minneapolis Police Department. The video of his death is very disturbing to watch. [VIDEO]
Official Informs of Reduction of Coronavirus Figures, Hopes Uprooting Virus

TEHRAN (FNA)- An official with Tehran Coronavirus Headquarters said that over 88% of coronavirus patients have recovered in the capital, adding that the virus is being uprooted in the country.