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Iran expects delivery of 20 million doses of vaccines in September

06.09.2021 111 просмотров

About 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be delivered to Iran in September.


At least 20 million doses of coronavirus vaccines will be delivered to Iran by the end of September. Said Khatibzade, official representative of the Iranian Foreign Ministry, said this at a press conference on Monday.

“At least 20 million doses of vaccines will be delivered in September. A few more million will arrive in October,” he said. According to him, we are talking about the import of a Chinese vaccine, a drug from the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca, which is purchased through the COVAX system, as well as the purchase of vaccines from other countries.

On February 9, Iran began free voluntary vaccination of the population against coronavirus since using the Russian drug Sputnik V. In addition, drugs from the Chinese company Sinopharm, the Indian company Bharat Biotech, AstraZeneca and the Iranian development of COV Iran Barakat are used. So far, 29,152,527 people have been vaccinated in Iran, of which 19,467,858 received one dose of the coronavirus vaccine and 9,684,669 received two doses.

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