Iranian VP Who Was Spox For Hostage Takers in 1979 Now Diagnosed With Coronavirus; Prominent Cleric Dies From It

Masoumeh Ebtekar Given Airtime on CNN

We reported on what appears to be a concentrated outbreak on the Coronavirus in Iran and noted how the Deputy Health Minister said that they had it under control.

Then he came down with it. He had been briefing other ministers and journalists the day before he tested positive.

There were reports later suggesting that the man who had been sitting next to him, the government spokesperson may then have come down with it.

What has been confirmed is that they have one of the highest known numbers of cases with 254 outside of China and 26 dead. Other high-ranking Iranians have now come down with it. Iranian MP Mahmoud Sadeghi reportedly has it, as we reported.

Now, Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar who appeared on CNN recently to defend Iran’s attack on American forces has come down with it.

She’s also infamously known for being the spokesperson for the hostage-takers who held Americans for 444 days when they stormed the American embassy in Tehran in 1979.

A prominent mullah who was the ambassador to the Vatican has died from it.

He was reportedly a prominent figure in the Qom seminary. Qom is considered a “holy” city but seems to have had the highest number of cases in Iran. There was a report of 50 deaths in Qom, but that was disputed by the Deputy Health Minister who got sick.

The Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Affairs Committee, Mojtaba Zolnour, has also been diagnosed with it.

Sounds like all the officials are infecting each other.