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COVID-19 takes hold in Syrian opposition's last stronghold

Clip: 02/24/2021 | 5m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

As the 10-year anniversary of the civil war in Syria looms and fighting rages on in the hard-hit city of Idlib, Syria, doctors contending with the pandemic are stretched to their limits. In the last three months, COVID-19 infection rates in the Syrian opposition’s final stronghold have increased more than 50 percent, while the virus has been targeting the most vulnerable. Ali Rogin reports.

Aired: 02/24/21

Rating: NR

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