Myanmar lockdown: Karen minority defies school ban orders

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Some schools in Myanmar are refusing to close amid an increase in coronavirus infections. The government ordered the shutdown just more than a week ago, but students living in areas affected by civil war are still attending classes. Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports. –

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