The domestic manufacturers of coronavirus vaccine have managed to increase their monthly production to 10 million doses, Seyed Heydar Mohammadi, an official with the Food and Drug Administration, has said.
The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) will vaccinate refugees residing in the country against coronavirus soon.
Head of Iran-China Chamber of Commerce Majid-Reza Hariri refuted allegations against the Chinese-produced Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines and called them “politically motivated.”
The World Health Organization has issued a statement, saying that it is encouraging to see an acceleration in coronavirus vaccination in Iran that started early August.
Negotiation is underway with one or two European countries to purchase Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines, Alireza Raisi, the spokesman for the National Headquarters for Coronavirus Control, has said.
Speaking at the meeting of the National Headquarters for Coronavirus Control on Saturday, President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi confirmed that 30 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be imported.
President Ebrahim Raisi has called on Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to accelerate the import of foreign-made COVID-19 vaccines.
Professor Nikolai Petrovsky, the Vaxine research director, rules out the possibility that the world can easily eradicate Covid-19 in a short time before immunizing the entire people in the world against the virus.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has said the bank has no problem in providing the necessary funding for the imports of Conid-19 vaccines into the country, IRIB reported on Sunday.
Alireza Biglari, director of the Pasteur Institute of Iran, was awarded by the Cuban Carlos J. Finlay Order for his contribution to biotechnology, teaching, and scientific activity in both countries.