TEHRAN, Iran, April. 2
Iranian Ministry of Well being has introduced the minimal age requirement for individuals who can obtain Sinofarm and Covaxin COVID-19 vaccines, Pattern stories by way of YJC.
The top of the Middle for Infectious Ailments Administration of the Ministry of Well being of Iran, Mahdi Gouya stated the minimal age for receiving Sinofarm vaccine is eighteen years and older (over 60 years can be allowed).
As for Covaxin, the age requirement is 18-55 years.
“Each of those vaccines are contraindicated throughout being pregnant,” he added.
Iran continues to watch the coronavirus scenario within the nation. Reportedly, the illness was delivered to Iran by a businessman from Iran’s Qom metropolis, who went on a enterprise journey to China, regardless of official warnings. The person died later from the illness.
The Islamic Republic of Iran solely introduced its first infections and deaths from the coronavirus on Feb. 19. The pandemic hit a variety of companies in Iran since its outbreak in mid-February.
The outbreak within the Chinese language metropolis of Wuhan – which is a global transport hub – started at a fish market in late December 2019. The World Well being Group (WHO) on March 11 declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Some sources declare the coronavirus outbreak began as early as November 2019.