Tuesday 20 April 2021
News ID: 88265
Publish Date: 05 March 2021 - 21:30


TEHRAN (Dispatches) -- Iranian customs authorities on Thursday taken delivery of a third batch of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccines as the country moves ahead with a nation-wide immunization drive against the coronavirus pandemic.
Iranian customs office deputy chairman Mehrdad Jamali said the new batch contains 200,000 doses of Sputnik V, the vaccine developed by Russia and approved in Iran for vaccination of health workers and the vulnerable. Iran had already received 240,000 doses of the vaccine on two flights from Moscow in late January and in early February.


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