A child looks on as a member of the Kurdish Internal Security Forces of Asayesh checks a woman's temperature in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in Syria's northeastern Hasakah province, on March 23, 2020, amid measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria have not recorded any deaths so far, but have imposed a curfew in a bid to stem any outbreak. / AFP / DELIL SOULEIMAN
A child looks on as a member of the Kurdish Internal Security Forces checks a woman's temperature in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in nort-east Syria. AFP

Syria's isolated Kurds wait and worry as coronavirus threat grows