Iran says it’s begun the third phase of the clinical trial of its Covid vaccine dubbed Fakhra.
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazimi has left Iran after making a pilgrimage to the shrine of Imam Reza in Iran’s holy city of Mashhad.
Iran said on Monday it has vaccinated 1,590,000 people over the past twenty four hours bringing the total number of administered coronavirus shots to over 36 million.
A group of anti-vaccine protesters have rallied outside the Iranian Interior Ministry in Tehran.
Iran’s Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari says Tehran will step up its support for Afghan top students coming to the country.
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazimi says Baghdad will increase the number of visas for Iranian pilgrims to attend Arbaeen ceremonies.
Iran has lifted its nighttime driving ban that had been put in place as part of the efforts to curb the Covid pandemic.
Head of Iran’s National Taskforce against the Coronavirus Pandemic says over 49 million doses of vaccines have so far entered the country and that will rise to more than 130 million doses within two months.
Iran’s Barakat vaccine’s second production line was set in motion last week and it’s expected to produce 6 to 8 million doses of vaccine per month.
Iran is trying to accelerate its coronavirus vaccination campaign to inoculate over 2,000,000 people each day.