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Royhingya refugees from Myanmar receiving food from Bangladeshi aid workers Associated Press photo

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A street vendor sells masks to motorists to protect against the swine flu, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Yangon, Myanmar. Public health officials in Myanmar say that H1N1 flu, also known as swine flu, has killed three people out of 13 confirmed cases of the infection. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)

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Nurses walk wearing masks to protect themselves form the swine flu virus outside the Naypyitaw Hospital Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Public health officials in Myanmar say that H1N1 flu, also known as swine flu, has killed three people out of 13 confirmed cases of the infection. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

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Women wear masks to protect themselves against the swine flue virus, Tuesday, July.25, 2017, in Yangon, Myanmar. Public health officials in Myanmar say that H1N1 flu, also known as swine flu, has killed three people out of 13 confirmed cases of the infection. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)

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Nurses cover their faces with masks to protect from the spread of the swine flu outside the Naypyitaw hospital, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Public health officials in Myanmar say that H1N1 flu, also known as swine flu, has killed three people out of 13 confirmed cases of the infection. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

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In this Friday, July 14, 2017 photo, Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) officers walk along a path ahead of journalists in Tin May village, in which Myanmar government and military claim the existence of Muslim terrorists in Buthidaung, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Myanmar's military, accused of committing genocide during an aggressive counterinsurgency campaign in the heartland of the country's oppressed Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority, allowed journalists to previously off-limits areas on a guided press tour. (AP Photo/ Esther Htusan)

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In this Friday, July 14, 2017 photo, Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) officers travel in a wooden boat operated by Rohingya Muslim men at Tin May village in which Myanmar government and military claim the existence of alleged Muslim terrorists in Buthidaung, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Myanmar's military, accused of committing genocide during an aggressive counterinsurgency campaign in the heartland of the country's oppressed Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority, allowed journalists to previously off-limits areas on a guided press tour. (AP Photo/ Esther Htusan)

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In this Friday, July 14, 2017 photo, Myanmar's Border Guard Police (BGP) officers walk toward a jetty in Yinmar Chaung Taung village where Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya live, in northern Buthidaung Township, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Myanmar's military, accused of committing genocide during an aggressive counterinsurgency campaign in the heartland of the country's oppressed Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority, allowed journalists to previously off-limits areas on a guided press tour. (AP Photo/ Esther Htusan)

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In this Friday, July 14, 2017 photo, a Rohinhya woman with her child walk pass Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) officers at Yinmar Chaung Taung village, Buthidaung, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Myanmar's military, accused of committing genocide during an aggressive counterinsurgency campaign in the heartland of the country's oppressed Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority, allowed journalists to previously off-limits areas on a guided press tour. (AP Photo/ Esther Htusan)

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In this Thursday July 13, 2017 photo, Myanmar's Border Guard Police officers stand guard at a village street as some residents stand together in Yinmar Chaung Taung village of northern Buthidaung township where the majority Rohingya Muslims and some Rakhine Buddhists live in Rakhine state, Myanmar. Myanmar's military, accused of committing genocide during an aggressive counterinsurgency campaign in the heartland of the country's oppressed Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority, allowed journalists to previously off-limits areas on a guided press tour. (AP Photo/ Esther Htusan)

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A Border Guard Police officer stands at a police post that was previously attacked by a Muslim terrorist group in Kyee Kan Pyin Buthidaung in which Myanmar government and military claim the existence of Muslim terrorists, in Rakhine state Myanmar, on Friday, July 14, 2017. Myanmar's military, accused of committing genocide during an aggressive counterinsurgency campaign in the heartland of the country's oppressed Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority, allowed journalists to previously off-limits areas on a guided press tour. (AP Photo/ Esther Htusan)

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In this image made from video released by the Democratic Voice of Burma, left to right, Burmese journalists La Wei, from the Irrawaddy, Aye Nai, from the Democratic Voice of Burma, and Pyi Phone Aung, from the Democratic Voice of Burma raise their chained wrists decrying the lack of freedom and democracy as they leave the court after facing charges of unlawful association, Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Hsipaw, Shan state, Myanmar. The video was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores just how little has changed in this Southeast Asian country since former Nobel Laureate and longtime opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi won elections last year. (Democratic Voice of Burma via AP)

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A soldier braves the monsoon rain as bodies recovered by fishing vessels in the waters off San Hlan village, in Laung Lone township, southern Myanmar, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Fishermen have joined navy and air force personnel in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed a day earlier. (AP Photo/Esther Htusan)

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Rescue personnel carry bodies recovered by fishing vessels in the waters off San Hlan village, in Laung Lone township, southern Myanmar, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Fishermen have joined navy and air force personnel in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed a day earlier. (AP Photo/Esther Htusan)

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Rescue personnel carry bodies recovered by fishing vessels in the waters off San Hlan village, in Laung Lone township, southern Myanmar, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Fishermen have joined navy and air force personnel in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed a day earlier. (AP Photo/Esther Htusan)

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A soldier stands guard in the heavy monsoon rains as onlookers watch bodies being recovered in the waters off San Hlan village, in Laung Lone township, southern Myanmar, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Fishermen have joined navy and air force personnel in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed a day earlier. (AP Photo/Esther Htusan)

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Rescue personnel carry bodies recovered by fishing vessels in the waters off San Hlan village, in Laung Lone township, southern Myanmar, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Fishermen have joined navy and air force personnel in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed a day earlier. (AP Photo/Esther Htusan)

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Rescue personnel carry bodies recovered by fishing vessels in the waters off San Hlan village, in Laung Lone township, southern Myanmar, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Fishermen have joined navy and air force personnel in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed a day earlier. (AP Photo/Esther Htusan)

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A soldier weathers monsoon rain as bodies are recovered of the waters off San Hlan village, in Laung Lone township, southern Myanmar, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Fishermen have joined navy and air force personnel in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed a day earlier. (AP Photo/Esther Htusan)

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A Myanmar police officer takes a photo of a Malaysian ship arriving at Thilawa port in Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. The "Food Flotilla for Myanmar" carrying 2,300 tons of food and medicine to help members of Myanmar's persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority arrived in Yangon as rights groups accuse the army of mass killings, rapes and other crimes targeting the ethnic group. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)