Noora (vaccine)

Noora (vaccine)
Vaccine description
TargetSARS-CoV-2
Vaccine typeProtein subunit
Clinical data
Routes of
administration
Intramuscular

Noora (Persian: نورا) is a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences in Iran.[1][2]

Medical uses

It requiring three doses given by intramuscular injection on days 0, 21 and 35.[3]

Pharmacology

Noora is a recombinant RBD protein subunit vaccine.[3]

Manufacturing

Up to 8 December 2021, 5 millions doses have been produced.[4]

Clinical trials

Clinical trials of Noora
PhaseRegistration numberStartNumber of participantsAge of participantsRef
TotalVaccinePlacebo
IIRCT20210620051639N125 June 20217030 (80 µg)

30 (120 µg)

10 (placebo)18–50 years[3]
IIIRCT20210620051639N210 October 20213002406018–40 years[5]
IIIIRCT20210620051639N323 December 202110000>18 years[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "IRGC starts clinical trial of "Noora" coronavirus vaccine". Tehran Times. 27 June 2021. Retrieved 1 July 2021.
  2. ^ "IRGC Commander: Iran-Made 'Noora' Coronavirus Vaccine Ready for 2nd Stage of Human Trial". Fars News Agency. 22 August 2021. Retrieved 30 August 2021.
  3. ^ a b c "A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled phase I clinical trial to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of three dose regimens of COVID-19 RBD protein recombinant vaccine (AmitisGen; 80µg and 120µg) in a healthy population". Iranian Clinical Trials Registry. 25 June 2021. IRCT20210620051639N1. Retrieved 1 July 2021.
  4. ^ "5 میلیون دوز واکسن "نورا" تولید شد- اخبار پزشکی - اخبار اجتماعی تسنیم | Tasnim". خبرگزاری تسنیم | Tasnim (in Persian). Retrieved 8 December 2021.
  5. ^ "IRCT | A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled Phase II clinical trial to evaluate the immunogenicity and safety of covid-19 recombinant RBD protein vaccine (80 microgram) of Plasma Darman Sarve Sepid Co. in healthy population". en.irct.ir. Retrieved 27 November 2021.
  6. ^ "IRCT |Phase 3 Clinical Trial to evaluate the Immunogenicity and Safety of Covid19 Recombinant RBD Protein Vaccine (Noora Vaccine) as a Booster Vaccine after injection of existing Vaccines in IRAN". en.irct.ir. Retrieved 23 December 2021.


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