Vaccine shipments and relief flights stalled

The Ministry of Health and Sports has said political turmoil has delayed a second shipment of COVID-19 vaccine from India. The shipment had been scheduled for February 4, and the Ministry had planned to begin vaccinating the general public on Februar

With new China deal, vaccines in sight

The country’s first COVID-19 vaccinations are on the horizon. Following a deal to buy vaccine doses from India, China this week offered Myanmar some of its approved vaccine for free. Furthermore, the Ministry of Health and Sports said it will s

COVID rates drop, first vaccines in sight

The rate of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to decline into the new year, with daily case counts dipping to between 500 and 700 this week. The number is a huge drop from a mere month ago, when daily confirmed cases ranged between 1000 and 1500. Fu