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Iraqi Health Ministry: We will continue to provide the vaccine to those who are eligible during the period of the comprehensive curfew

The spokesman for the Iraqi Ministry of Health and Environment, Saif Al-Badr, confirmed today that the ministry continues (during the period of the comprehensive ban) to provide the vaccine to those who are eligible, indicating that coordination has been made with joint operations to allow those entitled to receive the vaccine to reach the centers designated for taking the vaccine.

Al-Badr said in a statement reported by Alsumaria News, that the number of vaccines authorized is 4 vaccines, but there are 3 of them in Iraq, stressing that "the ministry is working to increase the outlets for distributing vaccines."

He pointed out that "there is an increasing demand for vaccines during the past days," stressing that no cases of serious complications or side effects have been recorded so far for those who have received the vaccines.

And the Iraqi Council of Ministers had approved the recommendation of the Supreme Committee for Health and National Safety to impose a comprehensive curfew for a period of 10 days, from May 12 to the 22 of the same month. To limit the spread of the Corona pandemic and apply preventive measures through social distancing and other preventive conditions, especially after the Ministry of Health recently recorded an increase in the number of injuries throughout Iraq.