Iran has begun the first phase in the human trial of the homegrown COVID-19 vaccine after successfully completing the initial steps, including tests on animals, and obtaining necessary approvals.
President of Iran-Swiss Chamber of Commerce Mr. Sharif Nezam Mafi says Iran will face problem for purchasing of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine out of the Swiss humanitarian trade agreement (SHTA)
Emphasizing the provision of the Iranian-made COVID-19 vaccine, Interior Minister said that the coronavirus vaccine is scheduled to be provided in the current Iranian month of Dey (Dec. 21).
The coronavirus death toll could double to reach the two million mark before a vaccine comes into wide use, WHO says.
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said a vaccine against the deadly coronavirus could be three or four weeks away.
Coronavirus vaccines being developed in China may be ready for use by the general public as early as November.
Senior Iranian and Russian officials have weighed plans for joint production of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
Sanofi administered the first patients with its experimental COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, bringing it a step closer to the late-stage clinical trials it aims to kick start before year-end.
President Hassan Rouhani called on the country’s Health Ministry to make all the arrangements necessary for the purchase of vaccines so far developed by other countries.
England's chief medical officer Chris Whitty said a vaccine for the coronavirus may not be ready until next winter and that he'd be 'surprised' if we had one by this Christmas.