34 refugee camps in the area of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh – the world’s largest concentration of refugees. Of those, it’s believed around 40,000 are aged 60 and above, with many suffering chronic health issues like diabetes, cardiovascular problems and respiratory conditions. But what happens when you forces people to self-isolate, or into lockdown, in such conditions due to corona virus? it could become “a death valley”
People in refugee camps in Syria, Greece and Bangladesh face a heightened risk of COVID-19 due to more densely populated conditions than even the Diamond Princess—the cruise ship where transmission of the virus was four times faster than in Wuhan.