WHO to give vaccines in Houthi-held areas of Yemen
The World Health Organization said it will start giving vaccinations against the coronavirus in northern Yemen next week. Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday that the Iran-backed Houthis which contriol the north of cthe country have withheld information about the coronavirus and played down its dangers. Yemen began vaccinating citizens in government-held areas on April 20. Some 10,000 vaccine doses sent as part iof the Covax program for poor countries arrived in the Houthi-held capital of Saana on Monday but remained in storage due to disagreements over how it would be administered, according to reports.