Leader to receive Iranian COVID-19 vaccine

Tehran (IP) -The head of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran announced the first injection of the Iranian corona vaccine to the Leader of the Revolution in the coming days.

Iran PressIran news: Alireza Marandi, in an interview with the KHAMENEI.IR announced that the Iranian Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education had issued a license to use the Iranian vaccine, adding: "The Leader of the Revolution has a special emphasis on being injected with the Iranian vaccine." 

Marandi stated that Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, had no problem with vaccination from the very beginning of the corona crisis, adding: "He had two important conditions for vaccination; First, his vaccination should not be done out of turn. Secondly, he will only use Iranian vaccines.

He added: "For this reason, when the vaccination of the citizens began in the age group of over 80 years, the Leader refused to receive the foreign vaccine and waited for the Iranian vaccine."

The Islamic Republic of Iran, after India, China, Britain, the United States and Russia, is the sixth country in the world and the first country in the West Asian region to have the ability to produce the COVID-19 vaccine.

Human injection of the first phase of clinical studies of the first corona vaccine, made by Iranian researchers called COV-Iran Barekat, began on December 29, 2020.

Iranian scientists and experts have succeeded in developing several vaccines against the coronavirus, despite the cruel sanctions imposed by the US.


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