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Syria's Assad warns of 'catastrophe' if coronavirus cases spike

Reuters Monday, 4 May 2020
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned on Monday that the country could face a "real catastrophe" if coronavirus cases spike and overwhelm health services.
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