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Suu Kyi falls ill in campaign stretch

The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. This is especially true for Nobel laureate and Myanmar opposition leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi who is joining for the first time since 1990 in the national elections, considered to be a crucial test of the government’s political reform goals.

She was vomiting and had a low blood pressure on Sunday, March 25, amid a punishing campaign schedule that involves long travels by land, and recently, by boat. Her doctors compelled her to rest amid bitter disappointment among her supporters and partymates.

She is vying for one of the 45 seats in parliament. 

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