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

Egypt's acting health minister: COVID-19 deaths down 44% last week

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 12:09 GMT

He said the number of isolation hospitals admissions declined by 50 percent last week a matter that refers to the decrease in the number of patients.

Egypt to start nationwide polio vaccination campaign Sunday for locals, expats

Sat, 26 Mar 2022 - 09:23 GMT

The campaign, which target children from one day to five years old, will extend until Wednesday, 30 March and aims to vaccinate 100 percent of the target groups, the ministry said in a statement.

Egypt to receive 3 million Pfizer vaccine doses on Friday

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 10:19 GMT

Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, the ministry’s official spokesman, confirmed that this vaccine shipment will be examined in the laboratories of the Egyptian Drug Authority before being distributed to vaccination centers in all governorates.

Egypt is essential strategic partner to Europe: European Union Council president

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 03:34 GMT

President Michel added that such deep relations are manifested in the recent momentum in joint cooperation.

Higher education min. announces clinical trials for 2nd Egyptian COVID-19 vaccine 'EgyVax' begin Tuesday

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 - 10:28 GMT

Higher Education Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar will hold a press conference on Tuesday to announce the start of clinical trials for "EgyVax", the second homemade COVID-19 vaccine.

Egypt reports 1,523 new coronavirus cases, 34 fatalities on Monday

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 - 10:22 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 34 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 24,074.

After selection to obtain mRNA technology: Egypt seeks to produce AstraZeneca vaccine

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - 09:41 GMT

If approved, the production will be carried out by VACSERA.

Egypt produces over 30M doses of Sinovac/VACSERA COVID-19 vaccine

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 11:02 GMT

On his part, Chinese Ambassador in Cairo Liao Liqiang said the shipment delivered to Palestine is an important step toward helping countries fight coronavirus.

Egypt reports 2,009 new coronavirus cases, 58 fatalities

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 10:53 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 58 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,752.