Iran was an early epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic and has remained the hardest-hit country in the Middle East. Iranian officials say that efforts to combat the virus are hampered by U.S. sanctions. President Trump has pursued a ‘maximum pressure’ campaign against Iran since pulling out of the nuclear deal in 2018, unilaterally imposing sanctions that have devastated the country’s economy.
Subscribe to VICE News here:bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News
Check out VICE News for more:vicenews.com
Follow VICE News here:
More videos from the VICE network: www.fb.com/vicevideo