عنوان مقاله [English]
Covid 19 which is a member of the big family of corona viruses, has caused a widespread lock down of businesses and blockage of human activities which is unprecedented and even world wars were not able to do so. Despite the infection of more than four million people around the world and hundreds of thousands of deaths following this worldwide pandemic, there were also some positive effects for this disease in different areas such as decline in the consumption of energy, greenhouse gases and environmental damages and pollution around the world. Although there were negative effects for covid 19 like the increase of food consumption during quarantines caused by it and increase of water consumption because of hygienic purposes. Besides these consequences, there is a question about the criminal aspects of covid 19. In this respects we can mention three different topics in relation to Iranian criminal and environmental law, including the crimes related to special medical waste, transfering the virus to the animals and threatening the public hygiene.