At his Damascus atelier, Hussam Issa has gone from sewing glittering gowns to medical ones.
After the Syrian government ordered all shops shut as a part of lockdown measures, Issa offered his services to the Saed group - a non-profit that produces and sells personal protective equipment, such as gowns and masks, at a low cost to hospitals.
He says it's a way to help out, while still earning a living to support his family.
Saed group says they produce 200 gowns and 6000 masks daily.
The price of such equipment shot up a month ago, and Saed group says they sell to hospitals at half price.
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