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Myanmar Catholics hold nightly prayers for country, end to pandemic

People displaced by an upsurge of fighting in Myanmar's Chin State this week voiced concerns over shelter and supplies

Cattle for raffle gets Thai town in moood for vaccines

From next month, one lucky vaccinated villager in Mae Chaem, Chiang Mai, will be randomly chosen every week to win a young cow

Thailand starts COVID-19 vaccinations for monks at risk

About 500 monks were inoculated in the capital, Bangkok, on Tuesday and Wednesday

Indonesia seen at risk of COVID-19 ‘timebomb’ after Eid travel

Each year millions of Indonesians fan out across the sprawling archipelago after Ramadan to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Under a tree, one Indian village cares for its COVID-19 sick

Some believe lying under the neem tree, known for its medicinal properties, will raise their oxygen levels - though there is no scientific basis for this

People in search of vaccine swamp Catholic church in Bangkok

Only those with ages 60 and over, and those with underlying health conditions and front-line workers, are eligible to receive the vaccine

SPOTLIGHT: A place of worship and vaccination

A Catholic church near Bangkok's biggest slum is helping to fight the pandemic by hosting a COVID-19 vaccination center

Are digital health passports a good idea?

As Thailand and other countries laid out plans to adopt a vaccine passport, critics have raised questions about privacy, health and discrimination

As India’s COVID-19 deaths rise, grief goes online

With funeral access restricted in India, the bereaved go online to mourn as social media and curated sites are flooded with eulogies for coronavirus victims

India’s COVID-19 cases reach 18 million; record number of daily deaths

Second wave of infections has overwhelmed many hospitals who have been starved of life-saving oxygen

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