While the world is preoccupied with the pandemic, tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to escalate as the two countries pursue conflicting interests in Iraq and the region. Moreover, when it comes to COVID-19, Iran has been among the countries hardest hit. What is the current situation in Iran, and how is the country managing this health crisis while also subject to international economic sanctions? What are we missing in terms of the larger strategic questions driving U.S. policy on Iran and in the region? Iran finds itself in a vice between COVID-19 and the United States. What will give?