• Fight against science journalism and information in Iran

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Silence accomplices and sexual harassment
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Fight against science journalism and information in Iran

“I spent an hour and a half in one of the vaccination centers and talked with doctors and health care workers. When I was leaving the center, the security asked me to give them my cell phone and delete all my interviews. I did not care. They pushed me and broke my finger. I went through surgery, and they had to install pins in my hands.” 

This is the translation of a tweet by Faeze Momeni, an Iranian health reporter today.

This tweet is just the latest episode in an ongoing confrontation between the Iranian health care management system and the data and facts and reliable information. 

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