The Deadly Cocktail of Coronavirus and Sanctions

by | Mar 20, 2020

The Deadly Cocktail of Coronavirus and Sanctions

by | Mar 20, 2020

On FPF #467, I discuss the deaths caused by coronavirus and US sanctions in Iran. The country has been one of the hardest hit by the outbreak so far and continues to struggle to import medical supplies due to the US sanctions. North Korean and Venezuela are in a similar position but so far have not had a serious outbreak of corona. Countries like Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia, and Yemen are also at heightened risk as years of American warfare has wrecked the countries’ medical and humanitarian networks. 

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