IAU Hospitals Cooperating with National Committee for Fighting & Controlling COVID-19

Monday, March 16, 2020 - 13:37

The head of Health Planning and Resources Development of Medical Science IAU has announced that coronavirus diagnostic testing is being done for patients with serious symptoms.

In his interview with ISCA News Agency reporter, Homayoun Rastgarzadeh said that IAU hospitals including Farhikhtegan, Bu Ali and Amir al Momenin are providing services for coronavirus patients.

As a well-equipped hospital locating in Tehran North West, Farhikhtegan is considered as a valid center in the field of coronavirus diagnostic testing, he noted.

He also declared that the test is only for patients with difficulty breathing or shortness of breath and using computed tomography (CT) scans can help doctors to gain insights into the nature and extent of the lung damage caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pneumonia.

Gelare Khademvesal

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