11 November

The German health ministry confirmed that it had sought assistance from the military to help in the safe storage of potential Covid-19 vaccines. Approximately 6,000 German troops are assisting the country in response to the pandemic.

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and the armed forces are preparing to roll out a potential Covid-19 vaccine across the UK starting in December. While it has yet to receive regulatory approval, officials are confident that Pfizer/BioNTech could be ready before Christmas.

The Wisconsin National Guard has collected over 800,000 Covid-19 test samples during its mission to support the Wisconsin Department of Health Service’s testing efforts. Last week, National Guard teams collected approximately 55,000 test samples from community-based testing sites and institutional-based testing missions across 40 Wisconsin counties.

Ukraine’s Armed Forces saw 121 new confirmed Covid-19 coronavirus cases yesterday. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the country’s military has recorded 7066 confirmed cases. Currently, 451 personnel are in self-isolation.