Tehran (IP) – Head of Iran's Red Crescent Society said that the 19th consignment of COVID-19 vaccine purchased by the society entered Iran.

Iran PressIran News: Karim Hemmati stated that the consignment was delivered to the officials of the Health Ministry at Imam Khomeini Airport on Thursday.

According to Hemmati, 5 million doses of COVID vaccine were imported to Iran this time.

He announced that with the entrance of this consignment, the Iranian Red Crescent Society has so far imported 30,390,000 doses of COVID vaccine.

"Currently, the only vaccine that the Iranian Red Crescent Society has imported to Iran through the Chinese Red Cross was Sinopharm, but we have planned to import single-dose vaccines from Europe as well," he noted.

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