PBS NewsHour

Coronavirus, conflict with U.S. yield somber holiday in Iran

Clip: 03/18/2020 | 6m 42s Video has closed captioning.

So far, Iran is one of the countries hit hardest by the novel coronavirus. Thousands of people there are infected, and the death toll is skyrocketing. In addition, amid preparations for a subdued celebration of Iranian New Year, the ongoing conflict with the U.S. is never far from mind. Special correspondent Reza Sayah reports from Tehran about the volatile combination of factors.

Aired: 03/18/20

Rating: NR

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