Egypt to complete building 1st factory for bird flu vaccines in 90 days: Official

Tue, 26 Mar 2024 - 02:17 GMT

Dr. Sherif El-Feel, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Holding Company for Vacsera and Vaccines, revealed that there is a comprehensive development in all of the company’s activities in support of providing the country’s needs for vaccines and serums.

COVID-19 new mutant is sub-strain of Omicron, transmits rapidly: Health Ministry

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 11:28 GMT

Vaccines are still the first line of defense to prevent infection relatively, as well as the absence of new mutants of the virus, and care must be taken to take the vaccine and its booster doses, Ministry spokesperon said.

No conflict between obtaining both seasonal flu and COVID vaccines: Health Spox

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 09:10 GMT

The seasonal influenza vaccine reduces the chances of contracting the disease and protects against complications

VACSERA proceeds to localize pharmaceutical industry in Egypt as per leadership directives: Chairman

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 10:39 GMT

The Vacsera factory complex, located in October city, is scheduled to produce 400 million doses of veterinary vaccines for bird flu, in addition to 7 other vaccines related to animal production.

Egypt receives 1.5 million Pfizer vaccines at Cairo airport from US

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 11:30 GMT

Cairo International Airport received on Wednesday night a shipment of 1,501,000 Pfizer coronavirus vaccine shots coming from the United States.

Egypt has received 150 million coronavirus vaccine doses so far: Health ministry

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 08:41 GMT

Egypt has so far secured a total of 150 million doses of eight different coronavirus vaccines since the start of the pandemic, Spokesman for the Ministry of Health Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said.

Greater access to COVID vaccines led to sharp decline in daily infections: Cabinet spox

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 04:59 GMT

However, these charity iftar banquets will require permission from relevant municipalities, if planned to be held outside of mosques or outdoors, Saad pointed out.

What to do if you have suspected coronavirus disease in Egypt

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 - 05:14 GMT

On Monday, the ministry has explained to people the steps to follow if they contract coronavirus.

WHO recommends 3rd booster dose to protect against COVID infection

Wed, 09 Feb 2022 - 01:16 GMT

The World Health Organization held a press conference Wednesday, providing the latest developments in confronting Coronavirus, ensuring the importance of a third dose “booster” to protect against the infection.

Egypt records 1,603 COVID-19 cases, 38 deaths on Sunday

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 11:49 GMT

In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 38 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 22,368.

Egypt reports its lowest coronavirus deaths in over 3 months

Fri, 24 Dec 2021 - 09:23 GMT

Egypt reported 10 coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday, said the Health Ministry, the lowest count in the country since 15 September.

Egypt reports 919 new coronavirus cases, 57 deaths on Thursday

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 07:45 GMT

Egypt's Health Ministry said 919 new coronavirus cases were detected on Thursday, upping the total number of infections since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country to 360,435.

Egypt allocated $450 M to provide all types of COVID-19 vaccines: Presidential Adviser

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 - 09:03 GMT

Last week, he said Egypt currently has a large number of COVID-19 vaccines, noting that the Egyptian government has allocated all the necessary funds to obtain these vaccines.

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).

Egypt negotiates to manufacture Moderna vaccine locally at VACSERA: Minister

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 10:11 GMT

Egyptian Minister Hala Zayed stated Monday that Egypt is negotiating to domestically manufacture anti-COVID vaccine “Modern” at its factories at VACSERA.

No COVID mutations have been detected in Egypt so far: President's health advisor

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 - 11:12 GMT

The President advisor for health and prevention affairs Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din said Monday that no mutations for coronavirus have been detected in Egypt so far.

Egypt to obtain 20 M doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 03:34 GMT

President Sisi has recommended the necessity of providing the citizens with the vaccine.

Egypt has sufficient quantities of anti-COVID vaccines: Health Ministry

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 10:13 GMT

Spokesperson for Ministry of Health Khaled Megahed called on all citizens to register to receive the Coronavirus vaccine, especially the elderly and those with chronic diseases through the electronic system.

Customs authority ensures immediate release of shipments of vaccines, medicines: minister

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 11:36 GMT

Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait has issued directives to head of the Egyptian Customs Authority Shahat Ghatori on speeding up customs clearance procedures for vaccines and medications immediately, even during times of weekends, vacations and days off.

Egypt to receive new batches of anti-coronavirus vaccines

Sat, 01 May 2021 - 02:23 GMT

1.7 million doses of the AstraZenka vaccine will be received on May 9 from International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers (Gavi).