Amid disparate efforts to curb Covid-19 pandemic, Yangon residents hang yellow flags to call for aid

A yellow flag hung outside a home in Hlaing Tharyar township, Yangon.
A yellow flag hung outside a home in Hlaing Tharyar township, Yangon.PHOTOS: HTY INFORMATION/FACEBOOK

BANGKOK - For days, Ms Thuzar Myint wept in despair. Five out of six people in her household - including herself - were down with Covid-19.

She was too sick to report for work at a garment factory in Yangon, and too poor to take her elderly parents to the clinic. They were wasting away before her.

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