Tehran (IP) - The faculty member of Tehran University of Medical Sciences says the results of studies show the effectiveness of the 'COVIran Barekat' vaccine on the Delta variant of the coronavirus.

Iran PressIran news: Mohammad-Reza Salehi, a faculty member of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and supervisor of the clinical trial of the COVIran Barekat vaccine, said: "The effectiveness of Barekat vaccine on Delta coronavirus was evaluated in a neutralization test (CVNT)."

A neutralization test detects neutralizing antibodies (NAbs) in a patient’s blood.

Salehi added: "It was found that people who received COVIran Barekat vaccine in phases one and two, have an effective antibody against Delta coronavirus."

Salehi said: "The first Iranian coronavirus vaccine had already defeated the UK and South African variants of the coronavirus, and we are preparing an article on it to publish the scientific results."

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