Coronavirus burial pits in Iran so vast that they're visible from space

Source: Washington Post - View Original Article
Published: Mar 16, 2020
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55% : At the Behesht-e Masoumeh complex in Qom, about 80 miles south of Tehran, the excavation of a new section of the graveyard began as early as Feb. 21, satellite images show, and then rapidly expanded as the virus spread.
53% : Iran, a nation of about 80 million people, has suffered a particularly deadly surge of coronavirus infections, including among its top leadership.
53% : Qom, like other parts of Iran, is grappling with the coronavirus outbreak that has sickened thousands of people and overwhelmed the public health infrastructure.
51% : Two days after Iran declared its first cases of the novel coronavirus -- in what would become one of the largest outbreaks of the illness outside of China -- evidence of unusual activity appeared at a cemetery near where the infections emerged.
50% : In the next video, another narrator says that he is at the Behesht-e Masoumeh cemetery on March 3, about two weeks after Iran reported its first cases.
48% : Reporter focusing on investigative stories ranging from government accountability to international corruption.

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

55% : At the Behesht-e Masoumeh complex in Qom, about 80 miles south of Tehran, the excavation of a new section of the graveyard began as early as Feb. 21, satellite images show, and then rapidly expanded as the virus spread.
53% : Iran, a nation of about 80 million people, has suffered a particularly deadly surge of coronavirus infections, including among its top leadership.
53% : Qom, like other parts of Iran, is grappling with the coronavirus outbreak that has sickened thousands of people and overwhelmed the public health infrastructure.
51% : Two days after Iran declared its first cases of the novel coronavirus -- in what would become one of the largest outbreaks of the illness outside of China -- evidence of unusual activity appeared at a cemetery near where the infections emerged.
50% : In the next video, another narrator says that he is at the Behesht-e Masoumeh cemetery on March 3, about two weeks after Iran reported its first cases.
48% : Reporter focusing on investigative stories ranging from government accountability to international corruption.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization