Massive diphtheria outbreak among Rohingya refugees: lessons learnt

Journal of Travel Medicine
Volume 26, Issue 1, 2019
https://academic.oup.com/jtm/issue/26/1

Massive diphtheria outbreak among Rohingya refugees: lessons learnt
Md Ridwanur Rahman, MBBS, FCPS; Khaleda Islam, MBBS, MPH
Journal of Travel Medicine, Volume 26, Issue 1, 2019, tay122, https://doi.org/10.1093/jtm/tay122
Several lessons can be learnt from the massive diphtheria outbreak faced by Rohingya (forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals) refugees who fled violence in Myanmar and settled in camps and makeshift settlements in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 2017–2018.