Photo Essay: Bangkok suffers under second-wave pandemic restrictions

A restaurant in downtown Bangkok closes its doors to customers until the situation improves.
Roadside stalls stand mostly empty at the height of the second wave of the pandemic.
Khaosan Road, once a popular tourist desination, stands mostly empty with no foreign tourists for almost a year.
Empty streets of Khaosan.
Hua Lumpong has seen a massive drop in travelers over the past year.
Diners at a food court in Bangkok observe social distancing.
The back streets of Siam stand mostly empty due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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BMA to allow elderly to register for vaccines at hospitals

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BMA to allow elderly to register for vaccines at hospitals

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