Iraq is willing to spend the money needed to buy coronavirus vaccines, but global supply availability is hampering its efforts to begin inoculating citizens against covid-19. More than 1.5 million doses from three different drug companies are expected this month or early next month, and the country has a target of 30 percent of the population by the end of the year. Dr. Reyadh Abdul Amir, the director-general for the Health and Environment Ministry’s Public Health directorate, which includes running the vaccine program, outlined the distribution and prioritization plan in an interview with Iraq Oil Report from his Baghdad office. Selected hospitals and health centers around the country will conduct the campaign, with bespoke outreach to elderly and […]