Egypt starts examining 1 million AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines delivered from Argentina

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 09:49 GMT

This comes within the state's plan to diversify and expand the provision of coronavirus vaccines, in order to preserve the state's gains in addressing the pandemic.

Egypt one of few countries that achieved growth rate amidst COVID-19 pandemic: President Sisi

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 03:43 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said that Egypt was one of the few countries around the word that achieved a growth rate amidst the Corona pandemic.

Egypt’s 4th edition of World Youth Forum kicks off in Sharm el Sheikh

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 09:34 GMT

Egypt’s 4th edition of the World Youth Forum [WYF] kicked off, Monday with the participation of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi and Lebanon’s Prime Minster Najib Mikati.

Egypt records 83.3% recovery rate from COVID-19 in isolation hospitals

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 02:42 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 83.3 percent, after the number of people recovering from the virus increased to 321,568 cases, according to the Ministry of Health's statement.

Up to 100K citizens vaccinated against Covid 19 in December: Health Ministry

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 02:35 GMT

Up to 100K citizens were vaccinated against Covid 19 during December through the vaccination unites located at the train and metro stations along with the unites based all over the markets, according to Spokesman for Ministry of Health Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.

1st batch of Covid19-oral-drug expected to arrive in Egypt this month: Health ministry

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 02:23 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health announced, Monday that the government managed to sign a contract for importing new Coronavirus oral medicine, expected to arrive in Egypt this month.

Omicron to be ‘predominant mutant’ until Jan. 2022 end: Health Ministry

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 01:14 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Health announced that the Omicron mutant will most likely be the predominant mutant around the world with regard to infection cases with COVID-19 until the end of January 2022.

Up to 500 Egyptian citizen receives messages to get 3rd dose against COVID-19

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 10:53 GMT

Up to 500 Egyptian citizen have received messages to get their third [booster] dose of against COVID-19 according to spokesperson of the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.

UNFPA Arab regional director highlights 2021 humanitarian stories amid COVID crisis

Sat, 25 Dec 2021 - 01:02 GMT

Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Arab States Regional Director highlights in this article humanitarian cases that were hit by COVID crisis.

Egypt runs tests on AstraZeneca anti-Omicron drug before permitting its use

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 11:30 GMT

It has the form of an injection whose effect lasts between six months and a year.

EgyptAir resumes direct flights with Toronto after Canada lifts travel ban

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 10:58 GMT

National flag carrier EgyptAir announced the resumption of its direct flights with Toronto as of next Tuesday after Canada announced lifting travel ban 10 African states, including Egypt.

Pfizer executives say Covid could become endemic by 2024

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 10:08 GMT

Covid will become an endemic disease as early as 2024, CNBC quoted Pfizer executives as saying Friday.

No child death of covid-19 has been recorded in Egypt: Health Ministry spox

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 01:06 GMT

No child deaths of Covid-19 have been recorded in Egypt thus far, spokesperson of the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar told Nahar T.V. on Tuesday.

Countering corruption in health sector ‘priority’ after pandemic: experts at COSP conference

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 01:37 GMT

The Egyptian Red Sea resort city of Sharm el -Sheikh hosts the ninth Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the UN Convention against Corruption, which tackles the issue of recovering from COVID-19 pandemic with integrity.

Vaccination against COVID-19 is a must to attend Egypt’s World Youth Forum: spokesperson

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 04:12 GMT

The World Youth Forum 2022 spokesperson Sara Badr affirmed, Monday that being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a must for everyone who wishes to take part at the Forum.

Egypt receives 2 mobile medical clinics from U.S. to combat spread of COVID-19

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 01:43 GMT

Egypt received two mobile medical clinics from the United States of America, in order to strengthen measures to combat the spread of the Coronavirus.

Precautionary measures, vaccination mechanisms to face Omicron, says Egypt's presidential adviser

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 01:52 GMT

“The variants of the Covid-19 will be a lot in the coming period,” presidential adviser for health affairs Awad Tag Eddin told Sada El Balad TV.

Covid-19 vaccines, masks, social distancing main protection against new variant Omicron

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 10:39 GMT

Covid-19 vaccines, masks, and social distancing are still the main tools against the new coronavirus varient, Omicron, the spokesperson of the World Health Organization told Nile News T.V. channel on Thursday.

Egypt's gov't dismisses reports on school, universities suspension over Covid-19 variant concerns

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 07:16 GMT

The Cabinet Media Center denied reports on closure of schools and universities nationwide for fear of spread of Covid-19 variant Omicron.

15-18-year-olds to get jabbed with Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine: Adviser

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 02:28 GMT

Tag Eddin pointed to a study to vaccinate children aged between 5 and 11 against the virus.