Tehran (IP)- Iranian Health Minister, Saeed Namaki on Thursday emphasized that the Islamic Republic of Iran will become one of the main producers and exporters of the corona vaccine.

Iran PressIran News: Speaking in the ceremony commemorating the Islamic Republic Day, which was held under the title of "National Flag Celebration" in Tehran the Minister of Health said: "The mortality rate of women and children before the revolution was at least 10 times higher than today and the vaccination of children was at least 20%, but now health centers have been built in all parts of Iran."

The Minister of Health said: "Currently, the number of hospital beds in Iran is such that during the peak of the Coronavirus, all patients have been hospitalized."

"Shortly, we will be one of the main axes of production and export of corona vaccine worldwide," the Minister added.

Also, Pirouz Hanachi, the mayor of Tehran, said in a speech at the ceremony: "During the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Tehran, we turned threats into opportunities, and good public transportation services were provided to the Tehran's citizens."

The mayor also added: "In the municipality, the observance of social distance and health protocols was mandatory and well observed."

"During the sanctions, the dependence on the production of metro wagons became less than 15%, and we try to reduce to zero." Hanachi highlighted.


Read More:

5th shipment of Sputnik V vaccine arrives in Iran

Official: Neighboring countries seeking to cooperate in COVIran Barekat

No lethal side effects reported on COVID vaccine: EMS head

Fakhra corona vaccine mass production to launch on summer