Rohingya children in diphtheria-riddled refugee camps vaccinated as disease returns to Bangladesh

Aid workers are ramping up efforts to vaccinate half a million children against diphtheria in and around Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
The respiratory disease has killed as many as 31 people and infected about 4,000 since it broke out in November in the camps, which house more than 655,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar military operations that began in August.
About 316,000 Rohingya children were vaccinated last month, according to a Sunday…