Topic: COVID-19

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The pro-government majority in the National Assembly has given the green light to a parliamentary inquiry into the Armenian government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic demanded by the opposition. The two[...]

MONTREAL – Pharmacist Ari Nazaretian and pathologist Dr. Aren Manoukian, two members of the Tekeyan Cultural Association of Montreal, talk about the novel coronavirus and its newly available vaccines in the video presented below.[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — President Armen Sarkissian has tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said on Tuesday, January 5. A statement released by the office said Sarkissian, 67, took the test after showing symptoms of COVID-19[...]

If there were any way possible, many people would certainly like to wipe the year 2020 off the calendar and delete it forever from the sequence of chronology in time. This year has brought so much misery and trauma to the population of the[...]

Performance: most people in Armenia equate the word solely with theater and ballet.   For mime, choreographer and movement guru Vahram Zaryan, this status quo some thirty years after the collapse of the USSR was unacceptable. Sure, the[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s police have warned citizens to abide by the mandatory rule of wearing face masks in all public spaces or face fines as the numbers of new coronavirus cases and resulting deaths have soared in recent days[...]

By Thomas Toghramadjian Special to the Mirror-Spectator DEBED — In ordinary times, the start of classes at Debed Secondary School in the province of Lori means a day of celebration, with speeches, recitations, performances and songs. On[...]

GLENDALE/PASADENA — Talar A. is in second grade. She was one of the 26,000 students in the Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) who never went back to school last March after the spring break. COVID-19 forced the students all around[...]

NEW YORK — The COVID-19 pandemic upended lives around the world, affecting public health, the economy and the education system. As the school year opens this fall across the United States, institutions are working hand-in-hand with[...]

By Ani Belorian Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOSTON — For months now, teenagers all over the country have been trying to adapt to a drastic new reality. Because of their malleable ages, high school students have been uniquely[...]