China seeks to strengthen cooperation with Egypt: ambassador

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 09:40 GMT

He added that China supports more Chinese companies to invest in Egypt, build infrastructure and technology sciences, and upgrade the level of partnership between China and Egypt.

Anti-COVID-19 vaccination kicks off for elderly people, those with chronic diseases

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 12:54 GMT

The national campaign to vaccinate elderly people and those with chronic diseases against Coronavirus pandemic kicked off Thursday.

More than 15K non-Egyptian children given polio vaccine free of charge

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 03:42 GMT

Some 15,704 non-Egyptian children residing in the country have been given the polio vaccine as part of a three-day nationwide campaign to administer the vaccination, according to a Health Ministry statement Wednesday.

Aswan Forum sheds light on pathway out of pandemic to development

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 06:46 GMT

A session titled "Recovering Stronger, Rebuilding Better: Pathways for a More Secure, Resilient, and Prosperous Africa" was held.

Egypt negotiates with India, China to manufacture coronavirus vaccines

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 09:22 GMT

She added that Egypt has passed the peak of the second wave of the infection, noting that the situation in Egypt is better than in other countries.

Egypt receives 300K doses of Sinopharm vaccine granted by China

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 09:57 GMT

A vaccine shipment – consisting of 300,000 doses - granted by China to Egypt arrived to Cairo International Airport early on Tuesday.

Xi Jinping tells Sisi China ready to secure Egypt's coronavirus vaccine needs

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 04:36 GMT

Xi Jinping affirmed keenness to enhance cooperation between relevant authorities in China and Egypt to curb the coronavirus spread

Egypt has no variations of COVID-19: official

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 12:36 GMT

The official noted that the vaccination of medical staff will be over next week giving room for citizens to acquire the vaccine.

Egypt reports 656 new coronavirus cases, 51 new deaths on Thursday

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 08:15 GMT

This raises the total number of infected cases in the country to 176,333.

Egypt strikes deals to get 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses in 2021: minister

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 06:03 GMT

Egypt has started its vaccination campaign in January, starting with the medical teams at quarantine hospitals, for being on top of priority groups in terms of vaccination.

Phase 1 of Egypt’s vaccination plan in effect: what you need to know

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 07:22 GMT

Vaccinating the first doctor and nurse included in the Health Ministry’s anti-coronavirus campaign on Sunday, Egypt has started providing vaccines to medical workers in 40 quarantine hospitals nationwide.

Egypt’s coronavirus cases drop by 50% in a month: health minister

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 04:20 GMT

The number of coronavirus cases has dropped by 50 percent within a month, including those self-quarantining in homes, Health Minister Hala Zayed said.

Vaccination campaign to kick off in Egypt in January: presidential advisor

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 12:17 GMT

Egypt has negotiated with a number of companies developing vaccines, adding that vaccines of Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca will soon be approved in Egypt.

Medical staff at Egyptian quarantine hospitals to receive coronavirus vaccine starting Sunday: officials

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 09:13 GMT

Coronavirus vaccine doses will be provided to the medical staff at quarantine hospitals starting Sunday, January 24, official sources at the Health Ministry told Egypt Today.

World Bank supports first COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Lebanon

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 12:29 GMT

The financing will provide vaccines for over 2 million individuals. The vaccines are expected to arrive in Lebanon by early February 2021.

Saudi king receives 1st dose of coronavirus vaccine

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 - 10:51 GMT

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received Friday the first dose of Coronavirus vaccine, the country's official news agency reported.

El-Sisi assigns national Tahya Misr fund to help provide coronavirus vaccines to priority groups

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 - 07:17 GMT

Sisi urged officials to look for the best offers of the most effective vaccines developed by the international companies.

Dar al Iftaa: Coronavirus vaccine can be used should its porcine substance be transformed

Sat, 26 Dec 2020 - 11:25 GMT

Egypt’s Dar al Iftaa said it is not forbidden according to the Islamic Sharia to use the coronavirus vaccine, which is said to contain a porcine substance, as long as this substance has been transformed into another new one.

Egypt to receive 20M anti-COVID-19 vaccine doses early in 2021 through COVAX Facility

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 10:49 GMT

That will be in the first quarter of 2021.

British grandma is first in world to get Pfizer vaccine outside trial

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 10:52 GMT

Margaret Keenan, a 90-year-old grandmother, on Tuesday became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.