10 one 2022 11:39 GMT
He crossed part of the Amazon and had to return the same way.
An Aboriginal young man in Zoe carried his elderly father on his back for six hours to take him to receive his coronavirus vaccine.
The feat, which occurred in 2021, went viral last week after doctor Eric Jennings posted it on his Instagram account. Jennings works on an original health and neurosurgery project in the Amazon region.
“The Most Memorable Moments of 2021”The professional cataloged this shot, describing “Tawy Zoé’s father, Wahu Zoé, brought his first covid-19 vaccine.”
The health professional explains that Tawi carried his father for six hours in a forest on a trip that he had to circumvent. Hills, streams and obstacles.
Plus, once he got vaccinated, he had to take the same path again with his father back to the village.
According to Jennings, the indigenous community of Zoe, a small and isolated town that lives deep in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil, did not report a case of coronavirus until 2022.
Brazil is the second country in the world in terms of the number of deaths In absolute terms, the coronavirus is above 620,000 cases, while more than 22 million cases have been registered since the pandemic began.
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