Eritrea is one of only two countries in the world not to have launched a COVID vaccination programme. Experts tell VICE World News the reasons are entirely political.
“I had to dress up as a man to get vaccinated, while I was still taking hormones before my gender reassignment surgery.”
In one instance, a woman under 30 with no underlying health conditions was vaccinated because a London care home where her relative lives had surplus doses.
Canada has secured enough vaccine doses to immunise every citizen five times over, a coalition of charities and NGOs says.