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China Aiding Myanmar Armed Groups in Their COVID-19 Fight
September 24, 2021

China Aiding Myanmar Armed Groups in Their COVID-19 Fight

By Sebastian Strangio
Beijing has long maintained close relations to the ethnic armed groups lying along its borders with Myanmar.

Between COVID and the Coup, a Humanitarian Emergency Is Underway in Myanmar
August 25, 2021

Between COVID and the Coup, a Humanitarian Emergency Is Underway in Myanmar

By Robert Bociaga
A looming humanitarian disaster proves the West’s unwillingness to counter the junta.
Southeast Asia Facing ‘Critical’ Weeks in COVID-19 Fight: Red Cross
August 19, 2021

Southeast Asia Facing ‘Critical’ Weeks in COVID-19 Fight: Red Cross

By Sebastian Strangio
In recent weeks, the region has seen more than twice as many deaths from the coronavirus than North America.

How One Myanmar Village is Fighting the COVID-19 Outbreak
August 18, 2021

How One Myanmar Village is Fighting the COVID-19 Outbreak

By Myat Myat Mon
Without any support from the military regime, hundreds of thousands of villages in Myanmar are crying out for help.

Amid COVID-19 Crisis, UK Calls for Humanitarian Pause in Myanmar
August 18, 2021

Amid COVID-19 Crisis, UK Calls for Humanitarian Pause in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The country currently faces a fatal combination of political upheaval, stalled vaccination efforts, and escalating outbreaks of the virus.

Myanmar’s Former Military Dictator Hospitalized Due to COVID-19
August 13, 2021

Myanmar’s Former Military Dictator Hospitalized Due to COVID-19

By Sebastian Strangio
Than Shwe's illness is paralleled by the collapse of the crafted system of semi-democracy that he engineered.

China Announces Aid Dispersal to Myanmar’s Military Junta
August 11, 2021

China Announces Aid Dispersal to Myanmar’s Military Junta

By Sebastian Strangio
Can Western democracies offer similar aid without legitimizing Myanmar's military administration?
Myanmar Shadow Government Forms COVID-19 Task Force
July 23, 2021

Myanmar Shadow Government Forms COVID-19 Task Force

By Sebastian Strangio
The National Unity Government hopes to capitalize on the junta's incompetent response to the current COVID-19 surge.

Yunnan Sees COVID-19 Spike as Myanmar Slides Toward ‘Super-Spreader’ State
July 21, 2021

Yunnan Sees COVID-19 Spike as Myanmar Slides Toward ‘Super-Spreader’ State

By Sebastian Strangio
The former head of the Myanmar's COVID-19 response says the country could be facing "up to 400,000" dead.

As Delta Variant Rages in Southeast Asia, Health Workers Warned Not to Speak Out
July 20, 2021

As Delta Variant Rages in Southeast Asia, Health Workers Warned Not to Speak Out

By Alifah Zainuddin
The pandemic has highlighted deep-rooted problems in health service. Medical workers voicing out their concerns have put governments on the defensive.

Myanmar Plunges Into Deadly Third COVID-19 Wave
July 19, 2021

Myanmar Plunges Into Deadly Third COVID-19 Wave

By Naw Theresa
COVID-19 vaccination efforts have become fatally entangled in the hostilities unleashed by the February coup.
China Tightens Border Controls as COVID-19 Surges in Myanmar
July 13, 2021

China Tightens Border Controls as COVID-19 Surges in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
Measures include the effective fortification of large parts of the border between the two countries.

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