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18 Jul 2021

Myanmar ruling junta blamed for denying health care amid Delta variant surge

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

The military coup in Myanmar took away elected civilian government in February.

Now the ruling junta is being blamed for denying the population oxygen and medical care amid a surge of the Delta Covid variant.

With only a fraction of people in Myanmar having been vaccinated and medical staff hounded from their jobs, the sick are being left to die at home or on the streets and makeshift morgues are overflowing.

And a warning, Jonathan Miller’s report contains images from the outset that some viewers may find disturbing.