Fearing Coronavirus, Refugees in Crowded Camps Have Nowhere to Hide

Jamila Begom and 6 of her family share a modest bamboo-and-tarpaulin hut in a Bangladesh settlement that is now household to almost a million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. Constructions in her camp—one of 34 in the settlement—are so shut together she can hear her neighbors whisper.

Ms. Begom has tried using not to depart the shelter due to the fact March 26, when Bangladesh declared a nationwide lockdown to gradual the unfold of the new coronavirus.