Public Health determines the groups benefiting from the Corona vaccine

  • 22-09-2020, 18:15
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    Baghdad - INA


     Today, Tuesday, the Director of Public Health at the Ministry of Health and Environment, Riyadh Abdel-Amir, revealed the groups that benefit from the Corona vaccine, which is scheduled to arrive in Iraq.

     Abdul Amir said in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "Iraq has become one of the countries joining the International Vaccine Alliance and will take vaccines from manufacturers that will export them to 156 countries," indicating that "the quantity that this alliance will provide is 20% of the population."  And by almost 8 million doses. "

     He added that "the vaccine doses will be sufficient to cover high-risk groups such as the elderly, people with chronic diseases, medical and health staff, and security forces," revealing at the same time that there is "movement on the Chinese and Russian vaccines, as well as continuous communication with the rest of the manufacturers to secure the needs of the remaining percentage . "