• Sat / 2 May 2020 / 15:41
  • Category: Science
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Iran ranks 3rd in coronavirus research projects

Iran ranks 3rd in coronavirus research projects

Tehran (ISNA) – Iran ranked third in the world ranking in terms of scientific findings on coronavirus, deputy Health Minister Reza Malekzadeh announced.

"Since coronavirus outbreak, all researchers have conducted a very significant research activity, so that, 1200 research projects have been underway over the past month and a half,” he said.

“By implementing research projects on coronavirus, we will offer excellent scientific products shortly on the international scale,” Malekzadeh added.

“35 schemes are finding effective treatments for COVID-19 and we hope to hear good news in near future,” the official went on to say.

“Iran was one of the first countries to produce the coronavirus serology-based diagnostic kits, and is capable of exporting it to other countries as well,” Malekzadeh said.

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