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Iranian Firm Ready to Produce COVID-19 Vaccine for Public Rollout

Iranian Firm Ready to Produce COVID-19 Vaccine for Public Rollout

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Barakat Foundation of Iran expressed readiness to produce enough doses of vaccine for the coronavirus for domestic consumption before the current Iranian year ends on March 20. - Society/Culture news - The Barakat Foundation has announced that the first stage of human trials with the homegrown vaccine has produced promising results, saying the second and third...

New Lockdown As Iraq Records Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases in 2021

New Lockdown As Iraq Records Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases in 2021

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – New lockdown measures came into effect in Iraq on Friday as it recorded its highest new coronavirus caseload in 2021 -- double the daily figures from less than a week ago. - World news - Earlier this week, health authorities announced new overnight curfews would begin on February 18th, from 8:00 pm until 5:00 am, as well as full lockdowns on Fridays, Saturdays and...

Mustafa Foundation Holds Meeting on COVID-19 Vaccine

Mustafa Foundation Holds Meeting on COVID-19 Vaccine

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian-based Mustafa Science and Technology Foundation held the fourth edition of the Mustafa (PBUH) Prize Science Promotion Meeting in Tehran to discuss various approaches to development of the coronavirus vaccine. - Science news - The Monday meeting was attended by professional experts in the production of COVID-19 vaccine.Mostafa Qane’e, head of the...

Scientists Develop Accurate Test to Detect ‘British’ COVID-19 Variant

Scientists Develop Accurate Test to Detect ‘British’ COVID-19 Variant

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Russian scientists have registered the first testing system to detect the ‘British’ strain of COVID-19. - Science news - The news comes from the country’s health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, whose epidemiology research institute developed the kit.The strain was announced by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in late December and has now been detected in many other...

Those Vaccinated with Sputnik V Can Donate Plasma for COVID-19 Patients

Those Vaccinated with Sputnik V Can Donate Plasma for COVID-19 Patients

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Those vaccinated with Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine have enough antibodies to donate plasma for treatment of COVID-19 patients, head of the Gamaleya Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology Alexander Ginzburg said on Friday in an interview with the Rossiya-24 TV channel. - Science news - "The level of protective antibodies, and, as you know, we have an...

2 Arab States Willing to Buy Iranian COVID-19 Vaccine

2 Arab States Willing to Buy Iranian COVID-19 Vaccine

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Two Arab countries have applied to purchase a coronavirus vaccine developed by the Barakat Foundation of Iran, an official said. - Society/Culture news - Pharmaceutical companies in two Arab countries have made official applications for the purchase of the first Iranian coronavirus vaccine made by the Barakat Foundation, head of the information center at the Headquarters...

Iran Unveils New COVID-19 Vaccine

Iran Unveils New COVID-19 Vaccine

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The second Iranian vaccine for the coronavirus, administered via injection or inhalation, was unveiled on Sunday. - Society/Culture news - The homegrown vaccine, developed by the Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, will undergo human trials tomorrow.Cov-Pars is a vaccine based on recombinant protein that can be injected or inhaled.In comments at the unveiling...

Covid-19 May Reduce Male Fertility Worldwide: Scientists

Covid-19 May Reduce Male Fertility Worldwide: Scientists

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Scientists are sounding the alarm about potential damage to male fertility caused by the coronavirus which threatens to wreak havoc on humanity long after the pandemic has abated. - Science news - Researchers from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan are calling for more urgent research into the long-term consequences of Covid-19 infection on male...

UK Records 2nd Highest Weekly COVID-19 Deaths

UK Records 2nd Highest Weekly COVID-19 Deaths

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The UK has registered the second highest numbers of deaths mentioning coronavirus of the entire pandemic, as a total 18,676 deaths were registered in the week ending January 22. - World news - Of those fatalities, 8,422 mentioned COVID-19 in the death registration, according to the latest official figures, the Mirror reported.That represented an increase of 1,177 deaths...

Number of Palestinian Prisoners Infected with COVID-19 in Israeli Jails Exceeds 350

Number of Palestinian Prisoners Infected with COVID-19 in Israeli Jails Exceeds 350

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The total number of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails who have been infected with COVID-19 has exceeded 350, with at least 200 Palestinian inmates testing positive for the coronavirus in January. - World news - This is according to the Palestinian prisoners’ affairs commission that accused the Israeli prison administration of depriving the Palestinian inmates...