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Thai Political Turmoil Hits Burmese Medical Tourists

The political turmoil in Thailand is affecting medical tourists in Burma, also known as Myanmar. Some Burmese who traveled to Bangkok for advanced medical treatment have returned home, while others have canceled planned trips. Ma Thandar is the relative of an ailing Burmese citizen who returned home this week. She told VOA's Burmese service that her family decided to leave Bangkok because of the political crisis."Bumrungrad Hospital is a downtown hospital that has so many Burmese...

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