Fear of COVID-19 in Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps

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  • There are fears it is just a matter of time before an outbreak of COVID-19 hits the world’s largest refugee camp. Containment measures such as testing and physical distancing are out of the question for almost a million Rohingya refugees. Ravinder Bawa has more. #COVID19 #coronavirus #Rohingya

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