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Iranian Opposition Leader Mousavi Vaccinated against COVID-19

Iranian opposition leader Mir-Hossein Mousavi and his wife Zahra Rahnavard, both under house arrest since 2011 over their role in the post-election protests of 2009, have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Over 77,000 Iranians Killed by Coronavirus: Ministry

Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 286 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall death toll to 77,222.

Iran to Receive 1.4 Million Doses of Italian-Made COVID-19 Vaccine

Spokesman for Iran's Food and Drug Organisation says the country will receive 1.4 million doses of the Italian-made AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday night.

US Sanctions Depriving Iran, Syria of Access to COVID-19 Vaccine: Zarif

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is on a visit to Syria, held talks with his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad on Wednesday.

Iran’s COVID-19 Fatalities Exceed 75,000: Ministry

Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 351 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall death toll to 75,261.

Trend of COVID-19 Infection on Decline: Iran President

  The Iranian president says COVID-19 has reached the crest of its fourth peak in all provinces across the nation, and now the trend of the disease is on the decline.

Iranian-Made COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Fakhra’ Passes Phase I of Clinical Trials

Phase one of the human trial of the Iranian-made “Fakhra” coronavirus vaccine has been completed with over 100 individuals receiving the jab.

Iran Says to Produce 25 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Monthly by Mid-Summer

One of the Iranian institutions producing homegrown vaccines for COVID-19 says the country will be producing some 25 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine each month by mid-summer, 2021.

Iranian Strain of COVID-19 May Emerge in Future: Official

A COVID-19 authority says an Iranian mutated strain of coronavirus may hit the country in the future.

Iran to Start Phase III of Clinical Trial of Cuban-Iranian COVID-19 Vaccine

Iran is to launch phase three of the clinical trial of the coronavirus vaccine jointly produced by Iran and Cuba.