PBS NewsHour

Syria's government 'not concerned at all' about virus crisis

Clip: 09/14/2020 | 6m 37s Video has closed captioning.

After years of war and economic deprivation, Syria is poorly equipped to handle COVID-19. But the coronavirus is spreading fast, both in government-controlled Damascus and in the rebel-held northwest region of the country, where it is targeting the most vulnerable. And the regime of Bashar al Assad shows no willingness to mitigate the health and humanitarian disaster. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 09/14/20

Rating: NR

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