Iran Produces Allergy Vaccine


allergy vaccine TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Iran for the first time produced an internationally-approved anti-allergy vaccine, a member of Iran's Biotechnology Research Center said.

Dr. Shakour Omidi, who is a member of the research team of the project, said that the vaccine has been produced through cooperation between Biotechnology Research Center and the Association for Supporting Diabetic Patients. 

He said that the product has already been tested on 500 asthmatic subjects successfully.

"The vaccine has produced positive results in 95% asthmatic children," the researcher continued, adding that the product, considered as a substance which strengthens the immunity system of the body, can not only satiate domestic needs, but also be exported to other countries in need.