Eight thousand volunteers in four cities will receive the first dose of the COVIRAN vaccine on June 10, moving toward completing the third phase of human testing.
A number of vaccines developed in Iran for the novel coronavirus have successfully passed the human trial and are ready for a clinical trial.
An experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus produced an immune response in early-stage clinical trials, data showed on Monday.
The US biotech firm Moderna said Tuesday it would enter the final stage of human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine on July 27.
Thailand researchers plan to begin human trials of a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus in November and are preparing 10,000 doses.
China has approved a coronavirus vaccine candidate developed by Chongqing Zhifei Biological Products' unit to begin human testing.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc on Thursday said it has begun a human trial of its experimental antibody cocktail as a treatment for COVID-19.
The first clinical human trials of a potential vaccine for the novel coronavirus has been sanctioned in Germany.