The first consignment of the Cuban vaccines arrived at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport on Thursday afternoon, Tasnim News Agency reported.
The vaccine shipment contained 100,000 doses of Soberana-2, Cuba’s flagship vaccine to tackle COVID-19.
Kianoush Jahanpour, the spokesman of Iran Food and Drug Administration (IFDA), said via Twitter that the consignment of Soberana-2 vaccine was sent from Cuba to Tehran for phase three of its joint clinical trial by Iran’s Pasteur Institute and Cuba's Finlay Institute.
Iran Food and Drug Administration:— Kianush Jahanpur, MD
The shipment of 100,000 doses of #Soberana02, Cuban covidvaccine was sent to Iran for phase III of clinical trial and will arrive in Tehran in a few hours.https://t.co/nfiVdinnod