Topic: Coronavirus

YEREVAN (Reuters) – A 72-year-old woman diagnosed with the coronavirus died in Armenia on Thursday, March 26, the Health Ministry’s spokeswoman said, reporting the country’s first death related to the virus. Armenia, a[...]

Dear readers, we at the Armenian Mirror-Spectator, like you, are trying to make sense of the immense calamity of COVID-19 worldwide. We are continuing to publish the newspaper but please beware that while we mail issues as always, the[...]

By Marian Salzman NEW YORK (Forbes) — Times of crisis bring out the worst and best in humanity. I am heartened to see that — toilet paper hoarders aside — COVID-19 has been bringing out the latter in most people. Neighbors are[...]

By Prof. Alan Whitehorn So far the responses to the global COVID-19 pandemic have been for the nation-states of the world to mobilize resources and close their borders with other countries, even long-time neighbors. The intended goal is to[...]

Certainly no one wants to hear or read more about coronavirus. Yet, despite being glued to TV screens, despite the profusion of news stories and narratives about the virus, all of humanity is tuned in to avariciously learn more about the[...]

BOSTON — Sometimes we need a palate cleanser when faced with a global pandemic. The scenes of hoarding and tugs-of-war for paper goods make it clear that some humans have a long way to go to become civilized. Then, you have Raffi and[...]

WATERTOWN — As the coronavirus spreads throughout the world, it begins to affect every aspect of our lives. Here in Watertown and neighboring Belmont, the Armenian community is already hunkering down, with “non-essential” businesses[...]

WASHINGTON – Armenia’s ambassador to the United States, Varuzhan Nersesyan, is an experienced diplomat with many years of service. He began serving as ambassador in January 2019. Now he is adding a resolute and calming voice to the[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Armenia is imposing tougher restrictions on public life in an effort to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Facebook Tuesday, March 24, addressed people there, noting[...]

By David L. Phillips President Donald J. Trump addressed the American people from the Oval Office amidst widening fears of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 11. It was a prime time opportunity for Trump to offer assurance and provide[...]