COVID

Egypt's Health Ministry gives re-assuring remarks on syncytical virus

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 - 12:50 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health held a press conference to update citizens on the Respiratory syncytial virus and the rate of infection this year, compared to previous years.

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%.

Health minister heads for Sharm to review COP27 health preparations

Sun, 23 Oct 2022 - 11:26 GMT

Spokesman for the ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the minister will tour the quarantine department at Sharm El Sheikh International Airport and a number of health facilities in the Red Sea resort city.

Qatar confirms COVID test requirements for World Cup fans

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 12:29 GMT

Fans attending the World Cup in Qatar must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test regardless of their vaccination status, organisers said in a statement on Thursday.

Egypt reaches zero deaths for coronavirus: Presidential Heath adviser

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 11:06 GMT

Egypt’s adviser to the President for Health Affairs, Muhamad Awad Tag El Din, said that Covid-19 deaths in the country had reached zero.

Health min. reviews developments on monkeypox in Egypt

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 08:55 GMT

Egypt’s Health and Population Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar reviewed during a cabinet meeting on Wednesday a report on the latest developments on the spread of coronavirus and monkeypox at the local and global levels.

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.

No conflict between obtaining both seasonal flu and COVID vaccines: Health Spox

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 09:10 GMT

The seasonal influenza vaccine reduces the chances of contracting the disease and protects against complications

Djokovic will miss U.S. Open as unable to travel to New York without COVID vaccine

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 02:39 GMT

The Serbian previously said he was prepared to miss Grand Slam tournaments that require participating players to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

United States to support Egypt's response to COVID-19 with $9M

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 01:31 GMT

That is in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).

COVID-19 expected to become like ‘flu’ by end of 2022: Presidential health advisor

Fri, 12 Aug 2022 - 04:09 GMT

Advisor to the President for health affairs, Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din said, Thursday that COVID-19 expected to become more like a flu by the end of 2022, which remains with us, but does not cause complications, and easily controlled.

Egypt's Health Ministry explains reason for adopting new COVID treatment protocol

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 12:54 GMT

Egypt has introduced a new treatment protocol to treat people with COVID amid the emergence of new rapidly spreading mutant, which is the BA.4 and BA.5.

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.

US President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 08:29 GMT

US President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 for the first time Thursday morning, his office said.

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.

Month-on-month inflation in Egypt records negative rate for 1st time in 2022

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 - 02:54 GMT

The Cabinet declared Monday that month-on-month inflation dropped for the first time in six months in spite of the continuing repercussions of the Russia-Ukraine War.

Omicron sub-mutants spread quickly, but no severe infection: Health Ministry

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 12:08 GMT

Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, said in press statements that acquiring the anti-COVID vaccination is the most important tool in preventing the virus globally, adding that all vaccinations are safe.

Corona infection rates in Egypt increased by 6.9% in last epidemiological week: Health Ministry

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 08:36 GMT

He called on citizens to vaccinate quickly and obtain booster doses, while continuing to apply precautionary measures against the epidemic.

Egypt completely free of monkeypox, monitors global epidemiological situation: Health Ministry

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 12:07 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that Egypt is completely free of monkeypox, and no cases of infection or suspected infection with the disease have been recorded.

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