Tunisia puts military on vaccination duty as cases soar


              The Italian container ship Limassol is docked at the port of Rades, Tunisia, Friday, July 16, 2021. Italy is sending more than 25 tons of ventilators, masks, surgical gowns, disposable gloves and hand gel to Tunisia, as that North African country pleads for help for its dramatically worsening COVID-19 situation. (Slim Abid/Tunisian Presidency via AP)
            
              Tunisian soldiers help and elderly man to enter the vaccination center in Kesra,130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Tunis, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. As part of the efforts from the Tunisian government to try to stop the increasing number of infections in the country, the militaries were deployed to some cities and rural areas hardly affected by COVID-19 or with a very low rate of vaccination, to vaccinate people. (AP Photo/Saber Zidi)
            
              A soldier administrates the COVID-19 vaccine to a woman in Kesra,130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Tunis, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. As part of the efforts from the Tunisian government to try to stop the increasing number of infections in the country, the militaries were deployed to some cities and rural areas hardly affected by COVID-19 or with a very low rate of vaccination, to vaccinate people. (AP Photo/Saber Zidi)
            
              Containers are unloaded from the Italian ship Limassol at the port of Rades, Tunisia, Friday, July 16, 2021. Italy is sending more than 25 tons of ventilators, masks, surgical gowns, disposable gloves and hand gel to Tunisia, as that North African country pleads for help for its dramatically worsening COVID-19 situation. (Slim Abid/Tunisian Presidency via AP)
            
              A soldier helps and elderly man to enter the vaccination center in Kesra,130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Tunis, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. As part of the efforts from the Tunisian government to try to stop the increasing number of infections in the country, the militaries were deployed to some cities and rural areas hardly affected by COVID-19 or with a very low rate of vaccination, to vaccinate people. (AP Photo/Saber Zidi)
            A soldier administrates the COVID-19 vaccine to a person in Kesra,130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Tunis, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. As part of the efforts from the Tunisian government to try to stop the increasing number of infections in the country, the militaries were deployed to some cities and rural areas hardly affected by COVID-19 or with a very low rate of vaccination, to vaccinate people. (AP Photo/Saber Zidi) A soldier registrates the local population before they get vaccinated in Kesra,130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Tunis, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. As part of the efforts from the Tunisian government to try to stop the increasing number of infections in the country, the militaries were deployed to some cities and rural areas hardly affected by COVID-19 or with a very low rate of vaccination, to vaccinate people. (AP Photo/Saber Zidi)