Vaccine

Health Ministry urges citizens to receive seasonal flu, COVID vaccines ahead of winter season

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 - 08:58 GMT

Hosni also highlighted the decline in the rates of infections and their severity, as the mild and medium cases recorded reached 85%.

Egypt's Health Ministry: Flu vaccine protects elderly from 4 types of influenze viruses in winter

Sat, 24 Sep 2022 - 06:54 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that the influenza vaccine is important for the elderly and protects them from 4 types of influenza viruses throughout the winter period.

Covid-19 situation in Egypt stable, infection cases drop: Presidential adviser

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Speaking to ETC TV channel, he reiterated on Tuesday that all citizens need to get Covid-19 vaccinations and adopt all precautionary measures.

Egyptian Health Ministry advise citizens to obtain seasonal flu vaccine

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 10:11 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population assured that obtaining the annual influenza vaccine this year provides protection against 4 types of influenza viruses expected to spread this season.

5th vaccine dose is expected as COVID infection rates still high: Health Official

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 12:46 GMT

Dr. Hossam Hosni said in press statements, that the benefit of the vaccine is that it prevents complications during infection, and also reduce the symptoms to be mild and moderate, which is easy to treat and recover from quickly.

Global trend to provide double vaccine for both COVID, seasonal influenza mulled: Health Ministry Spox

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 12:26 GMT

He explained that Egypt is waiting for the final decision in this regard to start using it.

No need to transform hospitals into isolation centers - Health Ministry spox

Sun, 17 Jul 2022 - 12:04 GMT

He added that there is no need at present to transform hospitals into isolation centers.

Most of Covid-19 cases 'under control': Presidential health adviser

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 12:02 GMT

He added that a number of countries had re-imposed precautionary measures after canceling them due to the rapid hike of Covid-19 cases.

Egypt provides access to anti-COVID vaccines at commercial markets, train stations

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 12:51 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population said that citizens can receive the Corona vaccine for free inside metro stations, trains and commercial markets.

All you need to know about Disease X after Britain warned of new pandemic

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 09:23 GMT

Experts from Britain warned of the possibility of the emergency of a new pandemic, referred to globally as “X,” and called for urgent readiness to confront its spread.

Egypt develops 153 fever hospitals during COVID; has sufficient stock of vaccines: Spox

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 12:39 GMT

Egypt will be able to provide a strategic stockpile of medicines, vaccines and serums at a cost of L.E. 2.1 billion, according to Spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.

Egypt seeks vaccine partnership to localize industry in Africa: Presidential Health advisor

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 10:10 GMT

He explained that only 17 percent received COVID vaccination in Africa, due to the lack of availability despite the abundance of funds, adding that it is very important to settle vaccines manufacturing in the continent.

Egypt to supply fellow African states with 30M doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccines: President Sisi

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 12:28 GMT

The president made the announcement at Africa Health ExCon held by the Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement (UPA).

Egypt's Presidential Adviser says 'vaccinating citizens with 3rd, 4th doses depends on epidemiological situtaion'

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 10:47 GMT

The vaccination of citizens with the third and fourth booster doses depends on the epidemiological situation in the phase to come, he said in televised remarks on Monday.

Egypt reports average of daily coronavirus cases at 5

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 04:11 GMT

the Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the daily average of recoveries recorded 21, bringing the total number of recoveries to 445,430.

Coronavirus vaccinations rates in Egypt reached 79.53 doses per 100 people: Health min.

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 04:23 GMT

The rate of vaccination against coronavirus in Egypt has reached 79.53 doses per 100 people, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health said.

2.8 million people received coronavirus vaccine booster shots in Egypt: Ministry

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 04:06 GMT

Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health, said more than 81.3 million coronavirus vaccine shots have been so far administered to Egyptian citizens and people residing in Egypt.

Egypt aims for cooperation with Cuba on vaccine production

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 10:43 GMT

The minister and the ambassador also discussed areas of possible cooperation in the sectors of healthcare and scientific research.

Health Ministry calls on Egyptians to take booster shot even as infection rates drop

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 10:50 GMT

The Ministry of Health calls on the Egyptian people to receive the booster shot of the Covid-19 vaccine once they receive an SMS invitation six to eight months after their last dose.

Egypt reports average of daily coronavirus cases at 400

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 - 02:36 GMT

Meanwhile, the total number of vaccinated people hit 32,997,251

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