Iran unveils second COVID-19 vaccine

Iran unveils second COVID-19 vaccine

Iran's Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute (RVSRI) unveiled its first injectable-inhaled vaccine of Covid-19 recombinant protein, "Rzai Covo-Pars".

Addressing the unveiling ceremony, Iranian Minister of Agriculture Kazem Khavazi congratulated the nation for the scientific achievements against the novel coronavirus.

"The vaccine is made by a special team of Iranian doctors, pharmacists, veterinarians, and chemists at the Razi Institute, which fully complies with the instructions of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)," the minister said.

"This vaccine has been produced under the direct supervision of the Iranian Ministry of Health and in full cooperation with the Medical Equipment Department. We hope to successfully pass the 1st and 2nd-in-human trials," MNA cited Khavazi as saying.