Human Trial of Iran’s First COVID-19 Vaccine Makes Headlines

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Aftab-e Yazd Newspaper:

1- Fair Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine Golden Chance for Officials to Win People’s Trust Back


Arman-e Melli Newspaper:

1- First Iranian Vaccine Injected into Human


Ebtekar Newspaper:

1- Iran Tests Its First Homegrown COVID-19 Vaccine

2- Iran-Iraq Cooperation Commission to Get Active after 6-Year Hiatus


Etemad Newspaper:

1- Rouhani Didn’t Win, Qalibaf Didn’t Lose

* Generalities of Budget Bill Proposed by Gov’t Passed after Rouhani’s Letter

2- Iranian Vaccine Injected into Bodies of Three First Volunteers


Ettela’at Newspaper:

1- First Human Test of Iranian COVID-19 Vaccine

* Health Minister: It’s a Very Promising Day for Iranian Nation


Hamshahri Newspaper:

1- Foreign Trade Welcome Autumn Developments

2- CovIran; Injection of Hope


Iran Newspaper:

1- Gov’t Spokesman: Deaths of Mountain Climbers Had Nothing to Do with GPS Disruption

2- Iranian Vaccine Injected into Daughter of Its Producer

3- Iranian Vaccine, Source of Pride for Nation


Javan Newspaper:

1- Daughter of Iran Gets First Shot of Iranian Vaccine


Kayhan Newspaper:

1- World Surprised by Iran’s Test of Its First Vaccine

2- Hajj Qassem Was Protector and Architect of Holy Shrines

3- Iran’s Judiciary Chief Discusses Prosecution of Murderers of Gen. Soleimani in Talks with Iraqi Counterpart


Khorasan Newspaper:

1- Hope in Iran’s Veins


Mardom Salari Newspaper:

1- People’s Problems Have No Place among MPs’ Concerns!

2- Repercussions of Iran-US War for Israel

3- Iran’s Response to Killing of Soleimani Won’t Be Necessarily a Military One

4- Judiciary Chief: US Epitome of State-Sponsored Terrorism


Sazandegi Newspaper:

1- Iran Starts Defeating Coronavirus


Shahrvand Newspaper:

1- Gov’t Spokesman: World to Be Safer Place without Murderer of Soleimani


Shargh Newspaper:

1- Congress Overrides Trump’s Veto

2- Rouhani’s Letter to Qalibaf on Revision of Budget Bill

3- Iranian COVID-19 Vaccine at Human Trial Phase

Fatemeh Askarieh is an Iranian journalist working on a range of fields including culture, art, lifestyle, cultural heritage, and tourism. She has been working with the Iran Front Page (IFP) Media Group for 10 years, and is currently the head of the Art and Lifestyle Department.


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