Nahayat Tizhoosh

Producer with CBC News Network

Nahayat Tizhoosh is a journalist with CBC News Network based in Toronto.

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Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine not troubled by variants so far, says CEO

One of the people behind the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine says he has yet to see any evidence that emerging variants of the disease have found a way to defeat it.
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'Very anxious': ICU nurse describes what it's like to treat COVID patients

Ontario is set to make a formal request to the federal government for more than 600 critical care staff to help support the province's hospitals, as ICU admissions continue to rise. It's a situation that nurse manager Clare Fielding sees far too often.
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Meet the Canadian millennial running to lead the United Nations

Arora Akanksha wants to lead the United Nations. The 34-year-old UN auditor made headlines earlier this year when she declared her intentions to challenge incumbent Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

B.C. biotech company says, despite interim approval, provinces won't use its COVID-19 treatment

The CEO of a B.C. biotechnology company says the treatment his firm has developed for COVID-19 is sitting on shelves while people continue to die, despite it being approved for use by Health Canada in the fall. 

In Tehran, families of downed Flight PS752 demand arrest of Revolutionary Guard leader

Relatives of the victims of downed Flight PS752, which crashed in Iran last year, held a protest in Tehran over the weekend demanding justice for their loved ones and the arrest of the leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, which Iran's leaders have admitted shot down the plane.

Iran claims secret recording about Flight PS752's destruction is fake

Iran is pushing back at what it calls "fruitless sensationalization" of the Flight PS752 disaster in the wake of a CBC News report about a secretly-recorded conversation that suggests the world may never know the truth about what happened.
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Secret recording suggests Iranian official concedes truth about downing of Flight PS752 may never be revealed

The Canadian government and security agencies are reviewing an audio recording in which a man — identified by sources as Iran's foreign affairs minister — discusses the possibility that the destruction of Flight PS752 was an intentional act, CBC News has learned.
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Iran dumps Flight 752 investigator after he suggests Tehran kept airspace open to conceal 'imminent' attack

A newly released audio recording suggests Iran's highest authorities allowed commercial airliners to fly in and out of Tehran during the period of intense military activity when Flight 752 was shot down — because closing the airspace would have given away the regime's plan to strike U.S. military bases in Iraq.

The downing of Flight PS752: Iran may have kept airspace open due to lucrative overflight fees

Iran made more than $100 million a year in airlines fees after the ISIS surge in neighbouring countries. That revenue might have factored into the fateful decision not to shut down Iran's airspace the night Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down, according to multiple aviation experts. 

Iran protests 'a prelude to collapse of regime,' Nobel laureate predicts

The newest wave of unrest that has seized Iran in recent weeks has sparked an exceptionally brutal response that left thousands of victims in its wake.

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