Race to prevent coronavirus ‘nightmare’ in Rohingya camps

COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH (AFP) – Emergency teams raced yesterday to prevent a coronavirus “nightmare” in the world’s largest refugee settlement after the first confirmed cases in a sprawling city of shacks housing nearly a million Rohingya. There have long been warnings that the virus could race like wildfire through the cramped, sewage-soaked alleys of the network of 34 camps in the Cox’s Bazar district of south-east Bangladesh. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin