July 23, 2021

Burma’s opposition National Unity Government (NUG) has announced the formation of a COVID-19 task force in order to help control the virus and bolster its bid for international recognition, reports the Diplomat.

The task force will work in collaboration with ethnic health organizations and help coordinate cooperation with international associations.

Given the military’s “incompetence, inaction, and inhuman conduct” in responding to the pandemic, as Zoya Phan of Burma Campaign UK put it today, the NUG, for all its limitations, stands a good chance at being able to prove itself more effective at delivering basic services, says the Diplomat.

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