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Nearly half a million Rohingya children in Bangladesh being vaccinated against diphtheria

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

DHAKA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- As part of an intensified response to the current diphtheria outbreak, the WHO, UNICEF and health sector partners are working with the Bangladesh government to vaccinate about 475,000 Rohingya refugee children in the country, said the UN children's agency Sunday.
The Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is helping with the vaccination of the children in Rohingya refugee camps, temporary settlements and surrounding areas in Cox's Bazar, some 292 km southeast of ca ...