A leading member of the team in charge of the production of CovIran Barekat vaccine has answered questions, circulating on social media, on why authorities disposed of 2.1 million doses of the Iranian anti-COVID 19 shot.
The Iranian president has warned against another surge in the coronavirus outbreak if health protocols are not observed.
Authorities say some 27,000 foreign visitors travelled to Iran in the second quarter of 2021 for medical treatment.
The Iranian Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) says there are restrictions on flights from Iran to 39 countries at the moment due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Iran will have imported some 6 million doses of coronavirus vaccines by July 23, 2021, an Iranian official says.
Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman says 3,010,090 COVID-19 patients have recovered from the disease or been discharged from the hospital so far.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Indian variant of COVID-19 has entered into Iran's central provinces and made the country’s situation worse than previous weeks.
A high-ranking Iranian lawmaker says the country needs 120 million doses of vaccine to acquire immunity against the novel coronavirus, but the total number of foreign and domestic vaccines does not meet this need.
An Iranian high-tech company has produced a protective abdominal binder for pregnant women that uses special fabric, containing nanoparticles, to protect the health of mothers and the fetus.
An Iranian lawmaker representing the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan says the Delta variant of the coronavirus has created a disaster in the underprivileged province.