COVID19

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.

Imported inflation in Egypt is 30-35%: planning minister

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 12:20 GMT

Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala al-Said made the statement in a press conference Tuesday.

UNICEF, Japan launch $3.4M-worth project to support Egypt's anti-COVID-19 efforts

Sun, 20 Feb 2022 - 03:01 GMT

UNICEF and Japan signed Sunday memoranda of understanding (MoUs) to launch the project.

China to supply Egypt with 60M doses of Sinopharm vaccine

Sun, 20 Feb 2022 - 12:57 GMT

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar made the statement Sunday.

Issues to be addressed by Egypt's president in 6th EU-AU Summit disclosed

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 04:00 GMT

Spokesperson of the Egyptian Presidency Bassam Rady revealed to press Tuesday the topics President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will focus on in his speech Thursday.

Egypt cuts prices of COVID-19 PCR, antigen rapid tests for citizens, foreigners

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 - 01:47 GMT

As per the decision, the PCR tests for Egyptians will be EGP 650 instead of EGP 900, while a PCR test for foreigners will cost EGP 750 instead of EGP 1,200.

Egypt reports 2,291 new coronavirus cases, 48 deaths on Tuesday

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 - 09:30 GMT

In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 48 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 22,683.

Egypt’s president urges enhancing awareness programs on coronavirus preventive measures, continuing vaccination campaigns

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 06:25 GMT

Sisi made the remarks in a meeting with Presidential Advisor for Health and Prevention Affairs Dr. Mohamed Awad Tag El-Din.

Egyptian official states number of citizens who got booster jab

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 10:08 GMT

Abdel Ghaffar pointed out that the third dose does not have to be of the same vaccine as the first two.

Egypt to acquire tens of thousands of anti-COVID-19 drugs by end of January 2022

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 09:36 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 83.3 percent.

62M anti-COVID-19 vaccine doses available in Egypt

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 11:51 GMT

In a related context, the minister highlighted the number of vaccinated citizens.

Egypt receives around 4M doses of Pfizer anti-COVID-19 vaccine

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 - 10:16 GMT

The consignment arrived at Cairo International Airport on Saturday evening being the second of its kind in less than a week.

99% of Egyptian children get all vaccines they need: UNICEF

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 10:38 GMT

The UN official also lauded the eagerness of parents to vaccinate their children.

Clinical trials of Egypt-developed anti-COVID-19 vaccine dubbed 'Covivax' to begin Nov. 14

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 11:33 GMT

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research is holding Sunday a press conference to mark the launch of those clinical trials.

Egypt has 34 million doses of coronavirus vaccine, Cabinet spokesperson

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 08:18 GMT

Egypt’s Cabinet spokesperson, Ambassador Nader Saad, said Tuesday that Egypt has up to 34 million doses of coronavirus vaccine.

Egypt to vaccinate children aged between 15, 18 against COVID-19

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 11:56 GMT

They will be vaccinated with Pfizer doses.

Egypt spends $400M on anti-COVID-19 vaccines

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 09:07 GMT

Tag el-Din added that those included Chinese vaccines, AstraZeneca, and Johnson & Johnson.

Hungary ships 250K doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Egypt

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 02:20 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Budapest Mohamed al-Shenawy attended the shipping process of the doses Tuesday.

21M Egyptian citizens receive 32M doses of anti-Covid-19 vaccine

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 12:12 GMT

Tag el-Din added that the fourth wave in Egypt has not ended yet, noting it is still not so bad, which has allowed schools to operate normally.

Egypt records 877 COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths on October 21

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 09:36 GMT

That is in addition to 780 recoveries at isolation hospitals.

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