Image of paramedics working a laboratory that tests samples taken from people believed to be infected by COVID-19, in Ahvaz, Iran, on 10 March 2020. © 2020 AP
By BO Staff Writer
25% of the globe’s population suffer from sanctions imposed by the USA, namely Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Iran, Syria, and Yemen.
Iran is currently one of those nations that is the worst hit by COVID-19.
The draconian international banking restrictions resulting from US sanctions have prevented the country from financing humanitarian imports like medical equipment and medicines.
In this YouTube video, John Pilger discusses #COVID19 and Iran’s situation.