January 20, 2021 | healthcare

Iraq Approves COVID-19 Vaccines Made by UK and China

ERBIL — Iraq’s health ministry on Tuesday approved the use of two COVID-19 vaccines made by the UK and China.

The ministry said Iraq’s National Board of Medicine had approved the UK-made AstraZeneca and the China-made Sinopharm vaccines to be included in the medical protocols for fighting COVID-19.

The statement also confirmed that no cases of the COVID-19 variant had been recorded in Iraq, but warned that the spread of the mutant virus is imminent if people do not follow the health instructions.


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