Egypt has large number of COVID-19 vaccines, Presidential Adviser for Health



Wed, 17 Nov 2021 - 09:44 GMT


Wed, 17 Nov 2021 - 09:44 GMT


CAIRO – 17 November 2021: Presidential Adviser for Health Affairs Mohamed Awad Tag el Din said on Wednesday that Egypt currently has a large number of COVID-19 vaccines, noting that the Egyptian government has allocated all the necessary funds to obtained these vaccines.

He stressed that all types of vaccines have been provided in Egypt.

Tag el Din pointed out that Egypt has more than 1,000 vaccination centers spread throughout the country and that there is currently ‘very high demand’ of citizens to get vaccinated.

On Monday, Tag el Din said that Egypt has all kinds of approved coronavirus vaccines enough for vaccinating all citizens.

Speaking to DMC TV channel, he said the state announced that it started clinical trials for the first home-made coronavirus vaccine (COVI-VAX).

The decision on preventing unvaccinated civil servants from entering their workplaces has been issued after making sure that all kinds of vaccines are available, he reiterated.

He explained that vaccinated citizens may be revaccinated since the coronavirus vaccines are effective for 6-9 months.

The adviser noted that the peak of the fourth wave of Covid-19 has not been reached yet.







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