New COVID mutant EG.5 affects upper respiratory system: Official

Wed, 30 Aug 2023 - 02:25 GMT

The currently available vaccine is free of charge, he said, adding that the ministry has called on high-risk groups, such as those with chronic diseases, to obtain booster doses in order to confront infection with the new mutant Eg.5.

WHO: Egypt to be declared free from Hepatitis C soon

Sat, 10 Jun 2023 - 09:47 GMT

Egypt will be among the first countries in the world to be declared free from the Hepatitis C virus in the coming weeks by the organization.

Egypt reveales protective measures to prevent Marburg infection

Sat, 18 Feb 2023 - 01:29 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed the disinfection and sterilization measures that it adopts to prevent the Marburg virus disease (MVD), after different African states announced the virus outbreak.

Syncytial virus infections 'not significant,' all cases recover by medication: Egyptian Health Ministry

Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 12:34 GMT

Dr. Mostafa Mohammadi, Director of the National Vaccination Center in Vaxera, confirmed in statements that the syncytial virus is rapidly spreading among children, adding, "It will never reach the level of a pandemic and it has existed for many years."

Syncytial Virus' prevalence rate is high, but not dangerous: Health Ministry

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 - 11:41 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population said that the syncytial virus is not dangerous, but the prevalence rates are high, re-assuring citizens as many cases among children were reported.

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.

Egypt's health minister announces number of respiratory syncytial virus infections

Mon, 21 Nov 2022 - 01:22 GMT

The minister said that the symptoms range between mild and medium, urging that children diagnosed with the virus should not go to school or nursery.

8K Sharm El Sheikh hospitality workers vaccinated against hepatitis A ahead of COP 27

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 01:01 GMT

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar made the statement Saturday.

Egypt's presidential initiative treated 4M patients with Hepatitis C: Report

Wed, 12 Oct 2022 - 07:41 GMT

A report issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed that the recently held World Economic Forum confirmed that Egypt presented a successful model through its presidential initiative to eliminate Hepatitis C and early detection of non-communicable diseases.

Egyptian Health Ministry advise citizens to obtain seasonal flu vaccine

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 10:11 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population assured that obtaining the annual influenza vaccine this year provides protection against 4 types of influenza viruses expected to spread this season.

Egypt issues guideline, activates rapid response team to detect monkeypox

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 11:25 GMT

Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, confirmed that no positive cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Egypt so far.

Cairo Airport announces new intensive precautionary measures to limit monkeypox spread

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 09:22 GMT

There will be several exceptional measures taken by Egyptian airports to reduce any possibility of the spread of epidemic diseases.

Egypt provides access to anti-COVID vaccines at commercial markets, train stations

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 12:51 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population said that citizens can receive the Corona vaccine for free inside metro stations, trains and commercial markets.

Egypt’s Health Ministry provides lab reagents to test Monkeypox at central laboratories

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 11:03 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Health has provided laboratory reagents specialized in diagnosing monkeypox at central laboratories of the ministry.

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.

All approved Covid-19 vaccines available in Egypt: President's adviser

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 09:49 GMT

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

279 new COVID cases, 9 deaths recorded in Egypt Tuesday

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 12:11 GMT

The Health Ministry said Tuesday night that 279 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 288,441.

Egypt’s COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 77.1%

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 01:33 GMT

The number of people recovering from the virus increased to 147,234 cases, according to the Ministry of Health's statement.

Cultural, artistic events of the day

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 12:57 GMT

On December 31, a number of cultural and artistic events will be held in a number of creative centers.

Egypt mulls to incorporate Wi-Fi in air-conditioned trains

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 12:17 GMT

Egypt is mulling to incorporate Wi-Fi service in air-conditioned trains, according to official sources at Egypt's Railways Authority.