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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar made the statement Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
There will be several exceptional measures taken by Egyptian airports to reduce any possibility of the spread of epidemic diseases.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population said that citizens can receive the Corona vaccine for free inside metro stations, trains and commercial markets.
Egyptian Ministry of Health has provided laboratory reagents specialized in diagnosing monkeypox at central laboratories of the ministry.
Egypt received two mobile medical clinics from the United States of America, in order to strengthen measures to combat the spread of the Coronavirus.
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 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.
The number of people recovering from the virus increased to 147,234 cases, according to the Ministry of Health's statement.
On December 31, a number of cultural and artistic events will be held in a number of creative centers.
Egypt is mulling to incorporate Wi-Fi service in air-conditioned trains, according to official sources at Egypt's Railways Authority.