IRGC Unveils Coronavirus Vaccine
- June, 27, 2021 - 10:33
- Society/Culture news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Sunday unveiled a recombinant vaccine for the COVID-19 developed by its own scientists.
The new Iranian vaccine, called Noora, was unveiled at the IRGC’s Baqiyatallah Hospital in Tehran.
In the ceremony, attended by IRGC Commander Major General Hossein Salami and Health Minister Saeed Namaki, the process of clinical trial of the vaccine got started.
Iranian scientists have developed at least four coronavirus vaccines before, two of which have received emergency use authorization.
On Saturday, the production of Sputnik V, a vaccine for the coronavirus developed by Russia, began at an Iranian company.