Egypt is working to produce 3 COVID vaccines within coming period: Minister

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Sat, 06 Mar 2021 - 01:13 GMT

COVID-19 Vaccine - File

COVID-19 Vaccine - File

CAIRO – 6 March 2021: Egyptian Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghaffar stated that an Egyptian research paper on the latest results of Coronavirus vaccination has met great acceptance by famous scientific journals.

 

In consequences, Abdel Ghaffar added that experiments to be carried out during the coming period to produce the vaccine locally.

 

He added in TV statements on Friday that “the president assigned us last April to work on locally-producing a vaccine like the other countries and, showed his confidence in Egyptian scientists.”

 

The minister added that a team has dedicated their efforts and time to work on producing the vaccine.

 

"During the coming weeks, we will start the first phase of clinical trials, and during the next six months the three stages of trials will be completed,” Abdel Ghaffar said, adding “we are working on producing three Egyptian vaccines at the same time."

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