homegrown COVID-19 vaccines

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  • Iran trying to start mass COVID-19 vaccination by next two months Today 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).