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3,000 volunteers receive first dose of Sputnik V in Iran

10.02.2021 110 просмотров

During the first day of vaccination in Iran, 3,000 people received the Sputnik V drug.


About 3,000 people received the first dose of Sputnik V on the first day of vaccination in Iran. Alireza Raisi, the official representative of the republic's national headquarters for combating the spread of coronavirus, announced this on Tuesday.

“Today, about 3,000 people received the [first dose] of the coronavirus vaccine. They will receive the second dose in 21 days, ”Tasneem quoted him as saying. According to Alireza Raisi, "The Sputnik V vaccine is one of the top three vaccines in the world in terms of the likelihood of complications and effectiveness."

On Tuesday, free voluntary vaccination of the population against coronavirus using the Russian drug Sputnik V. At the first stage, it is planned to vaccinate resuscitation and intensive care workers. The next step will be to vaccinate other healthcare workers and the elderly over 65 years of age. The use of the Iranian-made vaccine is scheduled to begin in the country in April.

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