The Iranian Food and Drug Organization gave emergency authorization to two single-dose foreign vaccines for COVID-19, namely Sputnik Light and Johnson & Johnson, an official said.
The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran has surpassed 116,000, with over 450 more Iranians succumbing to the deadly disease in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry.
China’s factory and retail sectors faltered in August with output and sales growth hitting one-year lows as fresh coronavirus outbreaks and supply disruptions threatened the country’s impressive economic recovery.
The local administrations in two locations near Tokyo and one in Osaka Prefecture said Tuesday that foreign substance were discovered in five unused vials of Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine.
The number of coronavirus patients who have been admitted to the hospital across Iran over the past 24 hours stood at around 3,000, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
Iranian health authorities have announced people under 40 years old can now be vaccinated against the coroanvirus as the country ramps up its nationwide inoculating program against the disease.
President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi says the Islamic Republic is determined to boost relations with Russia in all fields, including in the production of a joint vaccine to fight the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
The Gaza Health Ministry has held the illegal Zionist entity responsible for the expiry of 50,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine recently delivered to the besieged coastal enclave.
The daily death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran decreased again on Tuesday, standing at 408, according to the Health Ministry.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has denounced the “shocking inequity” in the global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, urging the Western governments to put a halt to booster doses until at least the end of the year.