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World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Bangladesh: Responding to COVID-19 in the world’s largest refugee camp” – below is their description.
To prevent a widespread outbreak of COVID-19 among vulnerable Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, the World Health Organization (WHO) is boosting disease surveillance and testing, helping set up treatment facilities and engaging with the community so that camp residents know how to protect themselves and their families.World Health Organization (WHO) YouTube Channel
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