A photo of an indigenous man carrying his father on his back to take a Covid-19 vaccine in the Brazilian Amazon has gone viral, and became a symbol of the complicated vaccination logistics in one of the world’s most remote areas.
- Vinícius Lemos
The photo taken by a doctor shows 24-year-old Tawy holding Wahu, 67, after both were given a vaccine dose.
They had to walk for hours through the forest to reach the vaccination site.
Official data say 853 indigenous people have died with Covid-19 in the country.
But indigenous rights groups say that number is much higher. A survey by Apib, a…