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Iran passes 90 million mark for COVID-19 shots

Over 90 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered across Iran since the start of the vaccination campaign, the Health Ministry announced on Wednesday.

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Iran approves Pasteurcovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Iranian health ministry has approved a second COVID-19 vaccine developed and manufactured inside the country for emergency use.

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Iran starts making Russia’s Sputnik-V vaccine

An Iranian pharmaceutical company has started manufacturing Russia’s flagship coronavirus vaccine as a top official defends protectionism applied to government’s vaccine supply policy which barred foreign manufacturers from launching clinical trials in Iran.

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Iran to start using domestic coronavirus vaccine in few days

Iran has approved the use of its flagship coronavirus vaccine CovIran Barekat for a public inoculation program that is set to begin in few days.

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Iraq to release $125m of frozen funds to Iran for vaccine purchase

The Iraqi government will free $125 million in debt to Iran to pay for Iran’s Covid-19 vaccine order, Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said.

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Iran expects 500,000 daily vaccinations soon

Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki on Monday evening said Iran will be able to administer half a million vaccine shots a day in the near future.

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Iran to vaccinate 15% of population by late July

President Hassan Rouhani said some 13 million people in Iran, about 15% of the population, will be vaccinated against the coronavirus by July 22, as the country tries to combat the Middle East’s worst outbreak.

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Iran receives its largest Covid-19 vaccine shipment

The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) on Sunday imported the largest cargo of Covid-19 vaccines to the country.

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Iranian vaccine manufacturer receives 2nd batch of equipment

Iran’s SETAD has taken delivery of a second batch of equipment needed for mass production for its Coviran Barekat coronavirus vaccine as the industrial conglomerate plans to scale up manufacturing to 25 million doses per month.

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First COVAX shipment of 700,000 jabs sent to Tehran

Iran’s Health Ministry says the first shipment of the World Health Organization’s COVAX global vaccine plan, containing more than 700,000 doses of the Oxford–AstraZeneca vaccine, has been sent to Tehran from Amsterdam.

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