Iran's health official:

Tehran (IP) - Iran’s Food and Drug Administration spokesman announced that the inactivated vaccine of Shafa Pharmed company, as the first Iranian vaccine of COVID-19, has practically entered the phase of clinical study by receiving the Ethics Code.

Iran Press/Iran News: Kianush Jahanpour wrote on Twitter on Wednesday night: "The first Iranian COVID-19 vaccines succeeded in obtaining the  Ethics Code from the National Committee for Research Ethics."

Iran's Health Minister Saeed Namaki recently announced that Iran will soon be recognized as one of the leading countries in the field of coronavirus vaccine.

According to Namaki, one of the companies producing coronavirus vaccine in Iran has obtained a license to study the human phase, and this movement will begin in the upcoming days.

Christoph Hamelmann, the representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Iran, on November 16, at the meeting to review the progress of coronavirus vaccine production in Iran, expressed satisfaction with the scientific and pharmaceutical advances in the country and said: "Iranian researchers use all methods and platforms for making the coronavirus vaccine are a sign that the imposition of political restrictions has not had an impact on the scientific progress of the Islamic Republic of Iran."


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