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Half a million children being vaccinated for diphteria in Cox's Bazar

16 January 2018 – As part of an intensified response to the current diphtheria outbreak, WHO, UNICEF and health sector partners are working with the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to vaccinate more than 475 000 children in Rohingya refugee camps, temporary settlements and surrounding areas.

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