Some 200,000 doses of COVIRAN BAREKAT vaccine have been recently delivered to the Ministry of Health for public vaccination, Hassan Jalili, the vaccine’s production manager, said on Sunday.
One million doses of “Razi Cov Pars” vaccine will be produced each month as of September, deputy head of the Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute has announced.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the country will fight against ‘vaccine apartheid’ in Africa as the coronavirus continues to ravage the world.
The first coronavirus vaccine made by the private sector in Iran succeeded in receiving the code of ethics and entered the phase of clinical studies.
No homegrown COVID-19 vaccine will be exported until the domestic need is fully met, although several countries have asked for purchasing the COVIRAN BAREKAT vaccine, Mohammad Mokhber, the head of the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, has said.
Iran will receive about 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine by early June if the supply process goes on according to schedule, Sadeq Tabrizi, a health ministry official, said on Monday.
Some 65 percent of the elderly being kept in nursing homes have received coronavirus vaccine, Mostafa Seraj, an official with Welfare Organization has said.
Razi Institute COV-Pars coronavirus vaccine which is the first injected-inhaled recombinant corona protein undergoes clinical test by two volunteers receiving the first dose.