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First Coronavirus Cases Detected in World’s Largest Refugee Camp

HeadlineMay 15, 2020

In Bangladesh, two Rohingya refugees have tested positive for COVID-19 in Cox’s Bazar, where some 1 million people live in crowded and unsanitary conditions in the world’s largest refugee camp. The BBC reports the two refugees are now being treated in isolation, and about 1,900 others are being tested and isolated.

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