Crown Agents in the News: How the UK has been getting Covid jabs to remote territories (BBC News)

Jan 6, 2022 | COVID19 Response

Excerpt by Paul Adams, BBC News

When UK government ministers pledged to inoculate all British adults by the autumn, they may not have been thinking about people living in some of the world’s most remote places.

And yet, since early January, by plane, ship and – in one case – supermarket freezer truck, that’s exactly what’s been happening.

Officials say 250,000 vaccine doses have already been administered to adults in 11 of the 14 British Overseas Territories.

Some of those places, like Gibraltar, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, are easy to reach.

Others require epic journeys.

Read here to find out how Crown Agents assisted the UK government in transporting the vaccines to the Overseas Territories…