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The Twilight of the Iranian Revolution

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More patients started coming in, first a few at a time, then in droves, many of them dying. When Azad and his colleagues alerted hospital officials that they were treating cases of the coronavirus, they were told to keep quiet. "We were given special instructions not to release any statistics on infection and death rates," a second doctor told me. The medical staff was ordered not to wear masks or protective clothing. "The aim was to prevent fear in the society, even if it meant high casualties among the medical staff," Azad said.