–A health official has said different centers are working to develop existing vaccines in order to be used against new variants.
A senior official with the Ministry of Health has said a plan for the vaccination of foreign nationals against three contagious diseases is progressing according to the schedule.
President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi noted the vaccination of foreign nationals in the country due to the humanitarian concerns from past months said this process is being underway seriously.
Four million Afghan refugees in Iran, regardless of nationality and residency status, have received vaccination against COVID-19, which is a great achievement for Iran, World Health Organization (WHO) representative to Iran Jaffar Hussain, has said.
All passengers who come back to the country should provide evidence that they have received two doses of coronavirus vaccine, otherwise they have to undergo a PCR test, Health Ministry official Mohammad Mehdi Gooya has said.
The Ministry of Health is to start a home-to-home program with the aim of vaccinating the whole population against coronavirus, ISNA reported on Friday.
Over the next two weeks, 70 percent of the country's population will be vaccinated against coronavirus, Health Minister Bahram Einollahi has said.
Accelerating the pace of vaccination against COVID-19 is the top priority of the government, Health Minister Bahram Einollahi has said.
Those people who have injected a coronavirus vaccine can also donate their blood and there are no obstacles in this regard, Bashir Haji-Beigi, the Blood Transfusion Organization spokesman, said on Saturday.
While just 42 percent of infants around the world are being vaccinated against Hepatitis B, in Iran almost all newborn babies receive the vaccine.