Iran warns of 4th wave of pandemic as daily death toll tops 100

Iranian health authorities issued a warning on Monday over a "fourth wave" of the COVID-19 epidemic, after registering more than 100 deaths in 24 hours for the first time since early January

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Iran suspends flights to/from 32 countries until further notice

Iran has suspended flights to and from 32 high-risk countries with the aim of curbing the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic until further notice.


Iran receives 250,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from China

Iran has received 250,000 doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine from China as the country continues the nationwide vaccination of priority groups.

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Iran closes border with Iraq for passengers amid virus surge

Iran has imposed a ban on passenger travel through five of its border crossings into neighboring Iraq amid heightened fears about the spread of a mutated variant of coronavirus.

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Iran to mass produce Russian Sputnik V vaccine

Iran plans to start the mass production of Russia’s Sputnik V anti-coronavirus vaccines but will use a variety of vaccines, including Indian and Chinese ones.

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Iran reaches 10 million COVID-19 tests

Iran’s health ministry announced on Sunday that 10,048,871 COVID-19 diagnosis tests have been conducted across the country so far.

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Iran receives second batch of Russian-made Sputnik-V vaccines

Iran has received the second consignment of Russian-made Sputnik-V coronavirus vaccines, the country’s Health Ministry says.

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Tehran, Moscow agree on joint production of Sputnik V in Iran

Iran and Russia agreed to jointly produce Russian COVID-19 Sputnik V vaccine in Iran, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali announced Wednesday.

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Iran starts COVID-19 vaccination campaign with Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine

Iran has started the nationwide vaccination campaign against COVID-19, using Russia’s Sputnik V jabs.

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Iran unveils second local COVID-19 vaccine

Iran has launched the first phase in the human trial of its second COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute.

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