Migrant workers have not only been victims of Covid-19, but spreaders, too, creating a new world of risk for a vulnerable population.
Construction workers, a group largely made up of migrant workers, returning to their dormitories in Bangkok on Tuesday.Credit...Adam Dean for The New York Times
By Hannah Beech
With little hope of a new job there, Mr. Zaw Win Tun, 24, joined the crowds of workers rushing home to Myanmar, traveling by packed bus, plane and car to reach his hometown, Kyaukme, in the country’s north.
The morning after he returned, the fever set in. A test for the coronavirus came back positive. Read more >>