The Unsung Heroes Fighting the Coronavirus: Thailand
Thailand was the first country outside of China to detect cases of COVID-19. However, with less than 4,000 infections and 60 deaths as of the end of November, the measures they have taken are drawing global attention. The unsung heroes behind the scenes are the 1.2 million Health Volunteers who work closely with the local community, doing everything from distributing masks to monitoring those who may be infected. We find out who they are and why they are so devoted to defeating the virus.
Health volunteers teaching Mahachai residents how to make masks
Health volunteer checking on a family in her district
Foreign residents are taught how to use social media to stay informed