EghtesadOnline: As the novel coronavirus resurges in Iran, local knowledge-based and tech firms have upped the ante in the fight against the lethal disease.
EghtesadOnline: Iran aims to vaccinate its 13 million high-risk population by late July to reduce the coronavirus pandemic’s death rate, President Hassan Rouhani announced.
EghtesadOnline: Twelve shipments of Covid-19 vaccines containing over 3.19 million doses were imported from Russia, China, India and South Korea from Feb. 3 to May 2, Fars News Agency quoted Mehrdad Jamal Orounaqi, an official with the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration as saying.
EghtesadOnline: Iran on Tuesday launched the second phase of its national Covid-19 vaccination campaign, aiming to immunize people above 65 years as well as patients with preexisting health conditions against the infectious disease.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has finalized an agreement with Moscow for the purchase of 60 million doses of coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V, to be delivered from late spring to autumn.
EghtesadOnline: Iran registered 258 new deaths caused by Covid-19 on Sunday, its biggest one-day raise since December, as the country grapples with the fourth of Covid-19 pandemic in the aftermath of the Iranian New Year holidays.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday said the main reason for the emergence of the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic was the British variant of the virus that entered Iran through its border with Iraq.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's total number of coronavirus cases surged past the two million milestone on Thursday, amid the relentless spread of a fourth wave of infections that has overwhelmed hospitals in all major cities.
Eghtesadonline: Iran broke its single-day record for new coronavirus cases on Tuesday by recording 17,400 infections, with the British variant of the virus accounting for most of the new cases.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi on Sunday said Iran needs to keep flattening the Covid-19 curve until May or June when the addition of a homegrown vaccine will accelerate the inoculation drive.