TEHRAN (Iran News) – In an interview with Mehr news agency on Tue., Ghadimi reiterated that the first phase of the clinical trial of the Iranian COVID-19 vaccine will start on a number of volunteer individuals at one of the Tehran-based hotels today.”
Spokesman of EIKO Hojjat Niki Maleki in a tweet wrote, “The first human injection of the first phase of clinical studies of the first coronavirus, COVID-19, vaccine produced by Execution of Imam Khomeini Order (EIKO) will start on Tuesday.”
It should be noted that the COVID-19 vaccine produced by EIKO has been licensed by the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education.
Senior managers of EIKO are among the volunteers for testing the COVID-19 vaccine. The first volunteer to receive the vaccine was the daughter of Mohammad Mokhber, the head of EIKO.