Over the past week, I’ve been thinking about places where extreme psychological pressure is way of life, year after year. And now those places will have the pandemic on top of all the rest. Vice: Syria Confirms Its First Coronavirus Case. “Of course there are many more cases in Syria. You can’t have an enormous pandemic in Iran, many cases in Iraq, without having many in Syria. It’s there, and it’s our worst nightmare.” (How do you socially distance in a war zone, or worse, a refugee camp?)