US News The COVID-19 epidemic out of control in Burma, a boon for the junta?

06:30  24 july  2021
06:30  24 july  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Des personnels de santé approvisionnent en oxygène un patient malade du Covid, à Kale, en Birmanie, le 5 juillet 2021. © Reuters - Stringer Health personnel supplies oxygen a sick patient from Covid, Kale, Burma, July 5, 2021.

Official figures, nearly 7000 new contaminations a day, do not realize reality While many doctors and nurses are still in prison, victims of the repression of the junta. But the military could try to turn this crisis to their advantage to forge a legitimacy.

with our correspondent in Bangkok, Carol Isoux

thousands of daily infection and hundreds of counts identified. Official figures do not reflect the magnitude of the Burmese sanitary tragedy. As a majority of doctors and nurse participate in the movement of civilian resistance at the junta, are on strike or hidden to escape the repression, most hospitals do not work anymore, except the important network of military hospitals of the countries, the only ones that can still offer oxygen to patients.

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A crisis of this magnitude can also be for the generals an opportunity to forge a legitimacy. For the May Oo Mutraw lawyer, the pandemic situation reminded the one who followed the coup of 1988, where a malaria epidemic had decimated the hidden resistance movements in the jungle.

"It's the story that repeats itself, at the time, even in the war zones. More people were dead of malaria than fights and today, these same generals, of the same institution, say they have a golden opportunity to justify their power. I think they simply did not understand what a pandemic was, the danger that it represents ... "

Several eminent members of the resistance movement have died in recent days, particularly in prison. The fear of the epidemic puts a temporary term for anti-junta demonstrations in some cities.

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© Djimet Wiche manifestation against the junta in power and against the politics of France in Chad, in N'Djamena on 8 May 2021 several hundred people have shown Thursday to n Djamena against the junta who took power in Chad in April after the death of Idriss Debly Itno, supervised by a strong police system, found a reporter from AFP.

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