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400k doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Iran: Official

The spokesman of Customs Administration of Iran said on Thursday that the shipment of 400 thousand doses of COVID-19 vaccine has arrived at Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran.

The vaccines were donated to Iran by Red Cross Society of China, said Rouhollah Latifi, adding that the Airbus 340 carrying the doses landed in Tehran at 6:50 local time.

The shipment was delivered to the Ministry of Health, he said.

He also noted that earlier on February 28, Iran had received 250 thousand doses of the same vaccine.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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