Coronavirus Vaccine

Egypt to send 500K coronavirus vaccine doses to Palestinian Authority on Sunday

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 02:42 GMT

So far, the State of Palestine has reported 565,656 coronavirus infections and over 5,000 related deaths.

Egypt obtained 132 million coronavirus vaccine doses, set 1,393 centres for vaccination

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 10:20 GMT

In a Cabinet meeting, Abdel Ghaffar noted that 500,000 booster vaccine shots have been administered in Egypt to priority groups.

Elderly, medical teams in Egypt eligible for 3rd COVID-19 vaccine shot: Health Ministry spox

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 07:35 GMT

A third booster shot of coronavirus vaccine will be administered to the elderly and medical teams as well as groups who are most at rick of infection with the virus, Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said on Wednesday.

Egypt receives 3.7 million AstraZeneca, J&J COVID-19 doses

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 08:41 GMT

Cairo International Airport received on Wednesday 3,688,500 doses of the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, Acting Health Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said.

Egypt starts clinical trial for its 1st coronavirus vaccine

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 01:46 GMT

The Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) announced on Sunday the start of clinical trials for the first Egyptian-made coronavirus vaccine Covi Vacc.

Egypt obtained 73 million doses of 8 coronavirus vaccines: Health Ministry

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 11:31 GMT

Egypt has received 73 million doses of eight different coronavirus vaccines, Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar said on Monday.

Pfizer vaccine to not be administered in Egypt schools due to storage conditions: Health Ministry

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 08:53 GMT

Schools in Egypt will not receive the BioNTech/Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine due to storage conditions, Health Ministry Spokesman Khaled Megahed said on Wednesday.

Pics: Egypt introduces vaccine passport app instead of paper QR code certificates

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 07:42 GMT

Egypt officially introduced on Wednesday Egypt Health Passport, an app on Google Play that allows citizens to prove they were vaccinated against coronavirus before traveling abroad.

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 receives over 1.6 million Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine doses

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 09:41 GMT

Cairo International Airport received on Saturday 1,611,090 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine provided by the US government.

Egypt receives 525,000 Sputnik V vaccine doses

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 07:57 GMT

Egypt received 525,000 doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, adding to tens of millions of doses the country has secured as part of its vaccination campaign.

Egypt to soon manufacture Moderna coronavirus vaccine, ministry spox tells Egypt Today

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 09:25 GMT

Spokesman for the Ministry of Health Khaled Megahed said on Wednesday that Egypt will soon manufacture the US coronavirus vaccine Moderna.

1.6 million Pfizer vaccine doses coming to Egypt as gift: US Embassy

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 01:47 GMT

The doses come as “part of our commitment to defeat the pandemic,” the embassy said in a tweet

Plug and Play launches office in Egypt amid investment surge in local startups

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:20 GMT

The Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat has witnessed the signing of an agreement between the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) and Plug and Play, a worldwide leading company in enabling startups. The aim is to establish a strategic partnership to boost Egypt’s entrepreneurship and startup ecosystem.

German ambassador voices support to Sisi’s call for fair distribution of coronavirus vaccine

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 11:08 GMT

German Ambassador to Cairo Frank Hartmann affirmed support to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s repetitive call for fair distribution of coronavirus vaccine doses.

Egypt allocated $191 million to secure coronavirus vaccine doses: presidential advisor

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 10:07 GMT

Presidential Health Adviser Mohamed Awad Tag El-Din said on Thursday that Egypt has allocated $191 million to secure the coronavirus vaccine doses for citizens.

Egypt ready to meet Lebanese health sector requirements, provide Lebanon with COVID-19 vaccine doses: minister

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 10:08 GMT

Zayed also affirmed Egypt’s readiness to provide coronavirus vaccine doses to the Lebanese people after Egypt achieves self-sufficiency in this regard, a statement by the Egyptian Health Ministry read.

Egypt reports 42 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths on Thursday

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 - 09:16 GMT

The Health Ministry said 42 new coronavirus cases were detected on Thursday, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 284,170.

Egypt reports 155 new coronavirus cases, 19 fatalities on Thursday

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 09:04 GMT

Egypt, besides receiving millions of coronavirus vaccine doses from abroad, has locally produced a million Chinese Sinovac doses as part of its vaccination campaign

Egypt plans to produce 80 million vaccine doses in 2021: minister

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 02:09 GMT

In a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Zayed explained the quantities of the raw material set to be exported to Egypt to produce more Sinovac vaccine doses.

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