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A Prominent Loss Spurs Nashville Kurds To Get COVID-19 Vaccines

The largest community of Kurdish refugees in the U.S. is in Nashville. Recently, they lost a prominent member to COVID-19, but that’s helping convince others to get vaccinated, despite it being Ramadan.

Blake Farmer of Nashville Public Radio reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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