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Death rates soar in Myanmar as virus spreads in an atmosphere of military tension • FRANCE 24

FRANCE24, 22 Jul 2021
In #Myanmar, the #coronavirus crisis had not gotten much attention in the aftermath of February's seizure of power by the #military, which set off a wave of protests and violent political conflict that devastated the public health system. Privately funded charity organisations do not handle the bodies of people certified as having died from #COVID-19, because that is restricted to workers for the city government. But they say many of the dead they handle were people whose oxygen supplies had run out.

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