Selin ATAY-DG- COVIRAN BAREKAT, the first novel type of coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine made by Iranian researchers, was unveiled and injected into three volunteers during a ceremony. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Health Minister Saeed Namaki.
The first phase of the human trial started for the first Covid-19 vaccine produced by the research group of the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam. The daughter of Mohammad Mokhber, the head of the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, was the first volunteer who received the homegrown coronavirus vaccine. The first injection of the vaccine performed successfully with no symptoms such as shock and fever.
The director of the Department of Clinical Studies of the Iranian Coronavirus Vaccine Hamed Hosseini said that “Today, three volunteers will receive the vaccine and the first phase will continue until 56 volunteers are vaccinated.” Two injections will be done, the second one will be on day 14, and after 28 days from the last injection, the results will be announced,” Hamed Hosseini said.
It is announced that the domestically produced COVID-19 vaccine will probably be injected into the whole population by September 23, 2021.