The woman had had enough. She turned and stormed out of Dr. Rodmanish Pharmacy, before NPR could ask her name.
"No masks, no gloves," she fumed. "They don't have anything here!"
Similar scenes have played out in pharmacies across Iran's capital of Tehran. The outbreak of the new coronavirus has sent Iranians scrambling to avoid becoming another statistic in a country with more deaths from the disease than any besides China.