. Myanmar COVID-19 outbreak hits health system shattered after coup « JO LEE MAGAZINE

REUTERS/Myanmar’s anti-COVID campaign foundered along with the rest of the health system after the military seized power on Feb. 1 and overthrew elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose government had stepped up testing, quarantine and treatment.

Services at public hospitals collapsed after many doctors and nurses joined strikes in a Civil Disobedience Movement in the forefront of opposition to military rule – and sometimes on the frontline of protests that have been bloodily suppressed.

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