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Coronavirus

Asian prisons are ticking time bombs for coronavirus outbreaks

Jails in the Philippines and Cambodia are breeding grounds for COVID-19

An anti-drug and contraband inspection at Manila City Jail in September 2018: Overcrowding and poor hygiene foster the spread of infectious diseases, such as deadly COVID-19.   © AFP/Jiji

PHNOM PENH/MANILA -- Kuoch Kimseang fears for the life of her younger sister.

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