4 Iranian vaccines to be added to COVID-19 vaccine basket

Tehran (IP) - Iran's Deputy Health Minister while said licensees for 4 vaccines have been issued so that they would be entered to Iran's COVID-19 Vaccine Basket by next month.

Iran PressIran news: Iran's Deputy Minister of Health and Medical Education, while pointing to the issuance of licenses for Fakhra, Nora, Spicogen and Pasteur vaccines and the addition of these four vaccines to the country's COVID-19 vaccine basket within the next month, also announced a 48-day plan to complete vaccinations in the country.

Alireza Raeisi said about the vaccination situation in Iran: "We managed the corona in very difficult conditions. Now, with the provision of the vaccine, the space is very suitable and the people want it."

He added: "Our domestic vaccine is accelerating and licenses for other vaccines such as Fakhra, Nora (Nora Vaccine), Spicogen, and Pasteur have been issued, and I think in a month they will enter the market and enter our vaccination basket."

"Currently, we have injected more than 5 million and 200 thousand doses of COVIran Barekat in the country," he stated.

"We have injected more than 5.2 million doses of COVIran Barekat in the country," he said.

He said: "The rate of possible side effects of this vaccine is really very low compared to foreign vaccines such as Pfizer, Moderna, etc."


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