NewsDesk @bactiman63 Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reports that they and other health organizations present in the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar in Southeastern Bangladesh have been trying...

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced last week that a month long measles and rubella vaccination campaign was to commence on Jan. 12 at Rohingya refugee camps  in Cox’s Bazar and nearby areas. More...

The number of suspected cases of diphtheria reported from Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh has risen to 3,954, including 31 deaths since early Nov. 2017, prompting a massive vaccination effort among Rohingya...

Yemen World Health Organization (WHO) spokesman, Tarik Jasarevic announced today that the diphtheria case count in war-torn Yemen has risen to 471 cases , killing 46 since mid-August 2016. “The overall...

In a follow-up to a report from two weeks ago, the number of suspected diphtheria cases in the outbreak primarily affecting displaced Rohingya population is shooting through the roof with the latest numbers...

Just a week after a World Health Organization (WHO) representative said the diphtheria situation among Rohingya refugees was “just the tip of the iceburg”, WHO reports that since the first...

Last month we reported on vaccination drives for cholera, measles and polio at Cox’s Bazar for Rohingya children. Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that diphtheria is rapidly spreading...

The second phase of the oral cholera vaccination drive began today to provide an additional dose of the vaccine to children of newly arrived Rohingya population against the deadly diarrheal disease. The...