An Iranian official announced, Tuesday, that the third stage of human testing for the Iranian Corona vaccine will begin today, expecting that the vaccine will reach the stage of “abundant production” within the coming months.
Muhammad Mukhbar, “Chairman of the Executive Committee of Khomeini’s Orders,” said that the Iranian Corona vaccine was manufactured according to the protocols announced by the Iranian Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education, and has passed two stages and is now on a good path.
An informant added that 56 volunteers will receive the Iranian vaccine injection today in the third phase.
The Iranian official described the health condition of 14 people who received the Iranian vaccine in a previous stage as good, noting that they did not show any symptoms and “the results were better than we imagined.”
An informant confirmed that Iran is seeking to bring the volume of vaccine production to 3 million doses during the next month, and then increase it within the next four months to 14 million doses per month.
Today, the Iranian Ministry of Health announced that 5,917 cases were recorded, bringing the total number of infected people to 1,342,134, and 87 new deaths from the Coronavirus, bringing the total deaths to 56,973.
Source: Fars Agency