Baghdad The Ministry of Health and Environment has warned of a third epidemic wave of Corona virus in the country.
The Director General of the Ministry’s Public Health Department, Riyadh Abdel-Amir Al-Halfi, said in a press statement today, Tuesday: “The infection rates have begun to be waived and we expect to continue in the next two weeks, but the third wave is the next challenge, and the matter in preventing it depends on the rate of the number of recipients of anti-virus vaccines.”
He pointed out that “the Ministry of Health has contracted large quantities of the Pfizer vaccine, and the US company’s supply to Iraq will double in next July by 10 times what we currently receive, and perhaps there will be a shortage of vaccines in the month of June.”
He continued: “Our arrival to vaccinate 14 million people, as it represents 60% of those targeted in the people, and we aspire to vaccinate 24 million people.”
Source: National Iraqi News Agency