A relative sits with a coronavirus patient who is being taken to a hospital in the town of Kale, as Myanmar battles a deadly uptick in cases. Photo: Reuters A relative sits with a coronavirus patient who is being taken to a hospital in the town of Kale, as Myanmar battles a deadly uptick in cases. Photo: Reuters
A relative sits with a coronavirus patient who is being taken to a hospital in the town of Kale, as Myanmar battles a deadly uptick in cases. Photo: Reuters

As Myanmar battles Covid-19 surge, calls arise for urgent aid that is not co-opted by junta

  • An Asean parliamentarians group and the ICRC are among those discussing how best to provide aid to Myanmar as it battles a deadly spike in cases
  • An expert said the junta is ‘weaponising Covid-19’ by suffocating the protest movement, fuelling the disaster and corrupting the international response

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A relative sits with a coronavirus patient who is being taken to a hospital in the town of Kale, as Myanmar battles a deadly uptick in cases. Photo: Reuters A relative sits with a coronavirus patient who is being taken to a hospital in the town of Kale, as Myanmar battles a deadly uptick in cases. Photo: Reuters
A relative sits with a coronavirus patient who is being taken to a hospital in the town of Kale, as Myanmar battles a deadly uptick in cases. Photo: Reuters
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