My Family’s Global Vaccine Journey

We were spread across three continents, at the mercy of vaccine geopolitics. Which of us would be inoculated last?

Dr. Pui-Ying Iroh Tam, right, outside makeshift Covid-19 wards at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, this month. Photo: Thoko Chikondi for The New York Times

By Pui-Wing Tam

In early February, my sister posted a video in our family’s WhatsApp group.

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