US to Provide COVID-19 Vaccines for 31,000 Peshmerga Soldiers: Official
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US to Provide COVID-19 Vaccines for 31,000 Peshmerga Soldiers: Official

ERBIL — The United States will provide COVID-19 vaccines for 31,000 Peshmerga soldiers of Kurdistan Region, said Deputy Health Minister Rahel Faraidoon.

The official did not reveal further information about when the vaccines are due to arrive in the Kurdistan Region, but said they will be supplied to the joint brigades of the Peshmerga Ministry, according to Kurdistan 24.

A vaccination campaign for civilians, military, and health workers is already underway in the Kurdistan Region, where a third wave of the pandemic is challenging the regional health sector.