TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s health ministry said the country expects to receive 250,000 doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine on Saturday.
Deputy health minister Alireza Raisi says the country will receive doses of other vaccines, including from India, in the “near future” as the country struggles to tackle the worst pandemic outbreak in the Middle -East.
This month, Iran imported 120,000 doses of the Sputnik V vaccine from Russia. Reports say Iran has purchased a total of 2 million doses.
Iran began human trials in December of the country’s first vaccine, which is expected to be distributed in the spring. The…
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