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Iran Lifts Ban on Pfizer, Moderna Vaccine Imports: Tasnim

Aug. 16, 2021, 8:03 AM

Iran reverses earlier ban to allow import of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines from “permitted sources” following orders from Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, semi-official Tasnim news agency reports, citing Mohammad-Reza Shane-Saz, the head of the Food and Drug Administration.

  • NOTE: Iran Sees Record Deaths as Delta Engulfs Asia: Virus Update
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