New biography explores the journey and legacy of chef, writer and TV host Anthony Bourdain

New biography explores the journey and legacy of chef, writer and TV host Anthony Bourdain

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AP PHOTOS: In Qom, where Iran outbreak began, virus rages on

In Iran’s holy city of Qom, where Shiite scholars study and pilgrims travel to a shrine believed to be a gate to heaven, the Islamic Republic’s coronavirus outbreak began and still rages to this day. While Iran works to vaccinate its 80 million people, many in Qom have not sought out the shots, authorities say. In one recent week, the city administered only 17,000 shots daily out of its capacity of 30,000, provincial health department chief Mohammad Reza Qadir said.

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