COVID-19 vaccine

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  • Could COVID-19 immunity passports help life return to normal? 2020-12-11 18:39

    Could COVID-19 immunity passports help life return to normal?

    TEHRAN – The idea of immunity passports is rising worldwide to swiftly recognize who has been immunized and who has not. Some are calling the concept a ‘COVID-19 passport’.

  • Injecting homegrown COVID-19 vaccine to start by mid-June 2021 2020-11-14 10:59

    Injecting homegrown COVID-19 vaccine to start by mid-June 2021

    TEHRAN – The human injection of the homegrown COVID-19 vaccine will be started in the Iranian calendar month of Khordad (May 22-June 21, 2021).

  • 12 groups endeavor to develop COVID-19 vaccine 2020-11-03 17:07

    12 groups endeavor to develop COVID-19 vaccine

    TEHRAN – In Iran, 12 groups are making efforts to develop coronavirus vaccine, three of which have passed the animal testing, Iraj Harirchi, the deputy minister of health, has announced.

  • Iranian-made COVID-19 vaccine to enter human trial in early November 2020-10-20 17:12

    Iranian-made COVID-19 vaccine to enter human trial in early November

    TEHRAN – Iran will start testing its homegrown coronavirus vaccine on humans in early November, Health Minister Saeed Namaki said on Tuesday.

  • Namaki 2020-10-12 11:25

    Iran has good news about Covid-19 vaccine: minister

    TEHRAN – The Iranian health minister announced on Sunday that he had “good news” about a Covid-19 vaccine being developed in the country.

  • Iran sets fines for violating COVID-19 measures 2020-10-10 22:34

    Iran sets fines for violating COVID-19 measures

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani announced on Saturday that individuals and business owners who do not wear masks leaving home or at their place of work will be fined from 500,000 rials (some $12 at the official rate of 42,000 rials) up to 10 million rials (around $240).

  • Iranian COVID-19 vaccine to undergo clinical trial soon 2020-09-12 18:28

    Iranian COVID-19 vaccine to undergo clinical trial soon

    TEHRAN – The Iranian-made coronavirus vaccine has passed the initial laboratory phase and will be tested on humans over the next 2 months, Jalil Kouhpayehzadeh, the chancellor of Iran University of Medical Sciences, has announced.

  • Researchers are developing more than 165 vaccines against the coronavirus, and 31 vaccines are in human trials. (Photo: Imperial College London, Thomas Agnus) 2020/08/19

    By Salman Parviz

    Race for Covid-19 vaccine

    Putin announces world’s first Covid-19 vaccine

    As the number of coronavirus cases around the world surpassed 20 million mark, scientists and pharmaceutical industries around the world are racing towards developing the vaccine for the infectious Covid-19 disease that has caused 772,000 deaths along with 13.5 million recoveries.

  • Iran welcomes Russia’s success in producing COVID-19 vaccine 2020-08-14 17:09

    Iran welcomes Russia’s success in producing COVID-19 vaccine

    TEHRAN – Iran welcomes Russia's success and achievements in COVID-19 vaccine production and believes that the international community should also welcome it, the Iranian ambassador to Russia has said.

  • Jafar Sadeq Tabrizi 2020-07-04 23:03

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Health network playing a key role in fighting coronavirus

    TEHRAN - Jafar Sadeq Tabrizi, the director of health network department at the Ministry of Health, has said the health network has been playing a key role in fighting the coronavirus pandemic mostly through holding seminars, equipping medical centers, and implementing screening tests and family physician programs across the country.