Special programme: Turkey becomes biggest Covid-19 hotspot in Middle East

published 5 months ago by France 24

This week, Middle East Matters takes you to Istanbul, where most of Turkey's coronavirus cases are located. The country has now surpassed Iran with the highest number of patients in the region, but even several weeks into the epidemic, the official death count remains low.  Our correspondents Shona Bhattacharyya and Ludovic de Foucaud spoke to the head of Istanbul's Medical Chamber to find out why. 

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