Topic: COVID-19

By Armen Festekjian Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — With now more than 39,000 coronavirus cases and more than 700 deaths according to the Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Armenia, the country continues to fight to[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The Armenian government has spent a total of about 150 billion drams (over $300 million) since March on relief and stimulus packages for businesses and individual citizens affected by the coronavirus pandemic,[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs Zareh Sinanyan said on August 14 that discussions are underway to understand how they can help Armenians living in Syria in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a[...]

By Nora Armani Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — Two thousand and twenty has not been a good year — not so far. We can easily speak about this year in the past tense, as things are highly unlikely to change before we step into[...]

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK — The Diamond Anniversary Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) Summer Soiree will be held virtually this year on August 15 to raise funds for the organization’s COVID Emergency Relief Fund. COAF has been at the[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 23 to reach 40,433 on Monday, August 10, according to information provided by the Health Ministry. Fresh figures also revealed that 96 more people[...]

NEW YORK – Nowadays there are not too many old-fashioned impresarios left in the field of dance in the United States. Ardani Artists, in the person of founders Sergei and Gaiane Danilian, fills that gap, but its work is threatened, like[...]

By Elizabeth Cohen, John Bonifield and Jamie Gumbrecht, SAVANNAH, Ga. (CNN) — The first Phase 3 clinical trial of a coronavirus vaccine in the United States began Monday, July 27. The investigational vaccine was developed by the[...]

Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — How did Armenians survive as a culture over the centuries despite almost constant warfare and persecution? One answer lies in being able to organize and show solidarity through various charities[...]

By Harry Kezelian III Special to the Mirror-Spectator DETROIT — As the COVID-19 crisis has wreaked havoc on the nation and particularly the state of Michigan, the Metro Detroit Armenian community and the St. John’s Armenian Church[...]