And there's more bad news: it's nearly monsoon season, which will create “a witch’s brew of conditions in which the virus is sure to thrive.”
“Our assumption — which is an unfortunate, but reasonable one to make — is that once it’s in the camps, nearly everyone will get it.”
In the world's largest refugee camp, the Bangladeshi government is moving to strip Rohingya of a essential lifeline: their cell phones.
The authorities say the refugees have been “abusing” phone services to traffic meth. But many say the move will simply just isolate the already persecuted Rohingya community.
This presents further complications to the Rohingya's vulnerable state.
Thousands of families in Cox's Bazar are now headed by children after their parents were killed on the other side of the border.