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‘A Nightmare Scenario’: Coronavirus Has Reached the World’s Biggest Refugee Settlement

A health worker wearing personal protective equipment in the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, last month. On Thursday, Bangladesh reported the area's first confirmed coronavirus infections. Shafiqur Rahman/AP
Photo Credit: Shafiqur Rahman/AP

Aid groups are warning of a devastating coronavirus outbreak after COVID-19 was confirmed in the world’s largest refugee settlement, where nearly 900,000 vulnerable Rohingya refugees live in overcrowded and dirty conditions.

Deepmala Mahla, Asia regional director for CARE, expresses the organization’s immense concern to VICE News.

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