Yemen’s Houthis under pressure to support COVID-19 vaccine campaign 

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 4:55pm

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Ten thousand doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine have arrived in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a. But as Human Rights Watch researcher Afrah Nasser tells host Marco Werman, many fear that the authorities there will not cooperate in the vaccine rollout. Since the pandemic began, the group that controls the capital, the Houthis have suppressed information about the coronavirus and dismissed it as an American conspiracy.