An infectious diseases specialist says Iranian companies have the ability and are ready to produce the Japanese drug Favipiravir, also known as Avigan, which is said to be effective in the treatment of COVID-19.
An Iranian knowledge-based company is using a domestically-developed radiation system to sterilize masks and other products including foodstuff.
Iranian Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari says hundreds of research projects have been planned to determine the nature and behaviour of the coronavirus, adding that more than 2,000 clinical trials have been conducted for the treatment of COVID-19.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the country is attaining self-sufficiency in the production of a broad range of commodities thanks to the good investment in the development of knowledge-based companies.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has paid a visit to an exhibition of high-tech products developed by Iranian knowledge-based companies to help the country's fight against the novel coronavirus.
The first COVID-19 pneumonia diagnosis system with more than 97% accuracy has been unveiled in Iran.
In the past Iranian year major steps have been taken so that knowledge-based companies can develop their markets more than before.
Tehran University of Medical Sciences and an Iranian social network of healthcare professionals have launched a joint knowledge sharing network that enables the health workforce to share their experiences in managing, containing and curing the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19.
Iran’s Vice President for Science and Technology says Iranian researchers have gained an achievement to diagnose COVID-19 disease by artificial intelligence.
Iran’s Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari says three domestic teams are working separately on research into a coronavirus vaccine.