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Legal Demand to Cover Medical and Living Costs of People While Fighting Against COVID-19

March 21st, 2020  •  Author:   Legal Aid Network  •  1 minute read
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Currently, the lives of all people in Burma are in peril due to a systematic failure to prepare, plan, and strategize on how to deal with the imminent hazardous threat of COVID-19. The government has been superficially and very thinly conducting (inadequate) infection surveillance while surprisingly declaring that there are zero infections in Burma up to 20 March 2020. If Burma truly has zero infections, such news would be wonderful, but the systemic failures noted above suggest that is far from reality.

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