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Friday, 5 August 2016

At least 30 children dead in Myanmar from unknown disease

Posted by Anup Baral August 5th, 2016 :
The illness, with measles-like symptoms, has hit Myanmar's northern Sagaing region. (AFP Photo)An undiagnosed disease has killed more than 30 children in a remote part of Myanmar.
Myanmar is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country's largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century.

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