Migrant workers from Myanmar returning from China. Photo: AFP
Migrant workers from Myanmar returning from China. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: in Myanmar, the poor fight pandemic with little help from government

  • Myanmar, a country of about 54 million people, has one of the lowest reported infection rates in Southeast Asia. Lack of testing may be a factor
  • Government has imposed some measures to contain coronavirus but it does not have the kind of health care infrastructure it would need if disease spread

Migrant workers from Myanmar returning from China. Photo: AFP
Migrant workers from Myanmar returning from China. Photo: AFP
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