homegrown COVID-19 vaccines

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  • COVIRAN vaccine receives public use license 2021-06-14 17:21

    COVIRAN vaccine receives public use license

    TEHRAN – Homegrown COVIRAN BAREKAT vaccine has received the license for public use, Health Minister Saeed Namaki announced on Monday.

  • Fakhra vaccine 2021-06-09 17:49

    Fakhra vaccine begins second human trial

    TEHRAN – The second phase of the Fakhra vaccine’s human trial started on Wednesday by being administrated to 500 volunteers.

  • National campaign to ease water stress in 4 provinces 2021-05-18 18:54

    No COVID-19 vaccine export until domestic need is met

    TEHRAN – 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 to likely receive 10m doses of COVID-19 vaccine by early June 2021-05-10 20:00

    Iran to likely receive 10m doses of COVID-19 vaccine by early June

    TEHRAN – 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.

  • Iran among pioneers in COVID-19 vaccine development 2021-04-25 16:20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran among pioneers in COVID-19 vaccine development

    TEHRAN – Iran is among the first countries which started developing a vaccine against coronavirus, and now four companies are endeavoring to release their products by September and inoculate the whole population.

  • COVIRAN vaccine starts third phase of human trial 2021-04-21 17:57

    COVIRAN vaccine starts third phase of human trial

    TEHRAN – COVIRAN BAREKAT, the first coronavirus vaccine made by Iranian researchers, started the third phase of the human trial, Mostafa Qanei, secretary of the biotechnology development office of the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology, announced.

  • Iran jointly producing COVID-19 vaccines with three countries 2021-04-19 18:50

    Iran jointly producing COVID-19 vaccines with three countries

    TEHRAN – Iran is currently producing COVID-19 vaccines jointly with three countries of Cuba, Russia, and Australia, Mostafa Qanei, secretary of the biotechnology development office of the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology, said on Monday.

  • COVIRAN BAREKAT 2021-03-15 19:09

    Iran starts mass-production of homegrown coronavirus vaccine

    TEHRAN – COVIRAN BAREKAT, the first coronavirus vaccine made by researchers at the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, started to be mass-produced on Monday, ISNA reported.

  • Iran to start mass vaccination against coronavirus this week 2021-02-06 17:19

    Iran to start mass vaccination against coronavirus this week

    TEHRAN – Mass vaccination against COVID-19 will begin this week, with the priority given to medical staff, the elderly, and people with underlying diseases, President Hassan Rouhani announced on Saturday.

  • Iranian-made coronavirus vaccine beats UK variant 2021-01-30 19:00

    Iranian-made coronavirus vaccine beats UK variant

    TEHRAN – The first homegrown COVID-19 vaccine proved effective on the United Kingdom mutated virus, Hassan Jalili, director of COVIRAN BAREKAT vaccine research group has stated.

  • Switzerland negotiating to buy COVID-19 vaccine from Iran 2021-01-30 17:18

    Switzerland negotiating to buy COVID-19 vaccine from Iran

    TEHRAN – The Swiss health ministry is negotiating with twenty countries, including Iran, to buy the coronavirus vaccine, and has established ‘special contacts’ in this regard.

  • Iranian Covid-19 vaccine shows no side effects on 21 volunteers 2021-01-25 18:04

    Iranian Covid-19 vaccine shows no side effects on 21 volunteers

    TEHRAN – Iranian-made coronavirus vaccine has been injected into 21 people through the first phase, which has not yet reported any serious side effects so far, Minoo Mohraz, member of the National Headquarters for Coronavirus Control has stated.

  • Iran trying to start mass COVID-19 vaccination by next two months 2021-01-17 17:03

    Iran trying to start mass COVID-19 vaccination by next two months

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has said the government is trying its best to start mass vaccination against the coronavirus by the next two months with the priority given to medical staff and high-risk individuals.

  • 72% of Iranians ready to receive homegrown coronavirus vaccine 2021-01-13 19:02

    72% of Iranians ready to receive homegrown coronavirus vaccine

    TEHRAN – Some 72 percent of Iranians have expressed readiness to receive the domestically-made coronavirus vaccine, Kianoush Jahanpour, head of the Information Center of the Ministry of Health, said on Wednesday.

  • Iranian coronavirus vaccine enters second stage of human trial 2021-01-12 17:47

    Iranian coronavirus vaccine enters second stage of human trial

    TEHRAN – The second dose of the Iranian coronavirus vaccine was injected into three volunteers, who were tested for the first time two weeks ago, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Iranian company working on oral coronavirus vaccine 2020-12-30 18:23

    Iranian company working on oral coronavirus vaccine

    TEHRAN – An Iranian knowledge-based company is trying to develop an oral vaccine to fight COVID-19, Hossein Vatanpour, an official with the Ministry of Health, has announced.

  • Iran tests first domestic coronavirus vaccine  2020-12-29 17:15

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    Iran tests first domestic coronavirus vaccine 

    TEHRAN - Iran started human trial of the first homegrown COVID-19 vaccine on December 29, 2020. Over 65,000 people have so far expressed readiness to receive the vaccine across the country. The production line of the Iranian coronavirus vaccine with a capacity of 1.5 million doses per month will be launched within the next 40 days and will increase to 12 million doses by the next six months.

  • Sanctions won’t affect importing COVID-19 vaccines by Iran: WHO 2020-12-28 18:18

    Sanctions won’t affect importing COVAX vaccines by Iran: WHO

    TEHRAN – Sanctions imposed by the United States will have no effect on importing coronavirus vaccines by Iran from the COVAX, a global initiative to ensure rapid and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, Christoph Hamelmann, WHO Representative in Iran, said on Monday.

  • 8 Iranian coronavirus vaccines on WHO candidates list 2020-11-14 19:30

    8 Iranian coronavirus vaccines on WHO candidates list

    TEHRAN – Eight homegrown COVID-19 vaccines have been listed among 48 promising candidates of the World Health Organization (WHO).