Iran’s coronavirus ‘diagnosis’ app looks more like a surveillance tool

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    A woman wears a protective mask while using a smartphone as she stands along the side of a street in the Iranian capital Tehran on February 24, 2020. - Iran's government vowed on February 24 to be transparent after being accused of covering up the deadliest coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak outside China as it dismissed claims the toll could be as high as 50. The authorities in the Islamic republic have come under mounting public pressure since it took days for them to admit to "accidentally" shooting down a Ukrainian airliner last month, killing 176 people. Iran has been scrambling to contain the outbreak since it announced the first two deaths in the holy city of Qom on February 19. (Photo by ATTA KENARE / AFP) (Photo by ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images)
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