Charity workers told The New York Times that the military regime has also restricted charities from giving out oxygen to those who need it.
A military coup in February has given Burmese junta leaders free rein of the jade mines in Myanmar, according to a Global Witness report.
Violence in Myanmar took on a new tone on Tuesday when armed members of the People's Defense Force clashed with the military in Mandalay.
"No American should advocate or support the violent overthrow of the United States," the Republican lawmaker tweeted about Flynn.
Video of the interaction circulated across social media, though Flynn claimed Monday the "media" was "manipulating" his words.
At a QAnon conference in Dallas, an attendee asked Flynn about the coup in Myanmar, where hundreds of civilians have been killed by the military.
Danny Fenster, 37, is the managing editor of Frontier Myanmar, one of the few media sites still operating from inside the country.
The chairman of the junta-linked commission cited "election fraud" as his rationale.
Ongoing internet outages and security concerns have made it difficult for expats to keep in contact with friends and family still fighting in Myanmar.
Thuzar Wint Lwin doesn't believe she will be able to safely return to Myanmar after speaking out during the competition.
These are the signs and symbols protesters are using as Myanmar's military brutally cracks down on peaceful pro-democracy demonstrations.
Khet Thi's work opposed the military and he had penned the phrase: "They shoot in the head, but they don't know the revolution is in the heart."
Hundreds have been killed in Myanmar and thousands detained since a military coup that ousted the civilian government in February.
The military in Myanmar, also known as Burma, seized power in February and has carried out mass killing in response to pro-democracy protests.
Reuters reported that a deputy of Kyaw Zwar Minn had locked him out of the building and took charge on behalf of the Myanmar military.
The death toll of children has more than doubled in the last 12 days, according to international humanitarian group Save the Children.
The protests that have swept Myanmar since the military junta's February 1 coup have killed 500 civilians.