A second wave of Covid-19 infections in Thailand is taking a serious toll on migrant workers from Myanmar, as they face not only health risks and economic losses, but also discrimination from their hosts.
Étiqueté : Myanmar Now
Facing high infection risk, many have moved to temporary dwellings to keep loved ones safe.
Many have left their homes to stay in government-provided apartments, and haven’t seen their partners, children and parents for weeks for fear of giving them the virus.
Emergency staff have little choice but to show up to work without knowing who might be carrying the invisible virus, but knowing their work puts them at an exceptionally high risk of infection.