Podcast: Preventing COVID-19 in Myanmar’s prisons

Inside Myanmar’s notoriously overcrowded prisons, preventions such as handwashing and drinking ginger tea are now in place. Do they work? And what else might be needed to prevent a mass outbreak in Myanmar prisons?

Some people are calling for an amnesty and early release of prisoners to reduce overcrowding. This week Doh Athan investigates whether COVID-19 will become a prison sentence for inmates.

With additional reporting by Frontier Myanmar’s Ye Mon.