At this point, coronavirus has touched nearly every corner of the Earth and hospitals have flooded with COVID-19 patients. But in some off-the-grid areas, the nearest intensive care units can be hours – if not a day’s or more journey – away.
An Indigenous child from Yanomami ethnic group is seen, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the 4th Surucucu Special Frontier Platoon of the Brazilian army in the municipality of Alto Alegre, state of Roraima, Brazil July 1, 2020. (Reuters)
Oeno Island lies about 120 km northwest of Pitcairn. (Screengrab: visitpitcairn.pn)