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From COVID-19 to the Coup, Myanmar's Doctors are Risking Their Lives (The Diplomat)

“We are in a war zone. We went from the threat of COVID to the threat of being shot or detained.”

In early February, COVID-19 vaccines had just begun to reach the arms of the general population when military and police forces in Myanmar seized control of the country, including its publicly owned hospitals.

I interviewed doctors on the ground in Myanmar to understand their decision to go on strike and to learn about the new risks they faced. Click here to view the article published in The Diplomat on March 15, 2021.


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