The Minister’s comments were stated during a meeting with the Egyptian holding company for biological products and vaccines (Vacsera).
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."
According to a statement by the Ministry of Health, the complex, which belongs to Egypt’s Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA), was constructed in cooperation with the Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac over 3,180 square meters.
Abdel Ghaffar’s remarks were made during the opening of a vaccine cooling and storage complex of the country’s Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA) in the Sixth of October city in Giza.
Influenza vaccine is effective in preventing infection with the disease from 50 to 60%, he continued.
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.
Under the deal, the two countries would cooperate to establish a fully-automatic vaccine-storing complex at VACSERA factories in Giza's 6th of October City.
Egypt’s government denied, Monday the rumors that there was a shortage of drugs in the treatment protocols for the Coronavirus and oxygen stocks in the isolation hospitals, coinciding with the fourth wave of the virus.
Egypt will receive two million Sinovac doses from China within days, Health Ministry Spokesman Khaled Megahed told Egypt Today.
Health Minister Hala Zayed said Egypt seeks to allocate a production line in its Egyptian Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA) for the manufacturing of the vaccine of the American pharmaceutical company Moderna.
Egypt’s Prime minster Mostafa Madbouli said, Monday that the government noticed that Egyptians started to abandon COVID-19 precautionary measures.
President of the Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines "Vacsera" Dr. Heba Wali, revealed the details of the Egyptian Medicines Authority's approval of the Vacsera-Sinovac vaccine, adding that by the end of this year, the largest vaccine factory will be inaugurated.
Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed announced on Wednesday the reception of the first million doses of the Sinovac vaccine manufactured locally after finishing evaluation tests.
The Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) has permitted VACSERA -Sinovac vaccine the emergency use license as the first locally-manufactured vaccine against Coronavirus.
Egypt will receive 700,000 doses of Johnson and Johnson vaccine in a second batch and will support the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to receive the Covid-19 vaccines.
Egypt aims at vaccinating 40 percent of the Egyptian citizens by the end of 2021, Ambassador Nader Saad, Cabinet spokesman said Sunday.
Egypt’s Prime Minster Mostafa Madbouly said, Monday that Egypt has produced one million dose of Coronavirus vaccine manufactured by the Egyptian Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA).
Head of the Department of Allergy and Immunology at Vacsera Amjad Al-Haddad said that there will be an annual vaccination against Coronavirus.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed, Friday a phone call with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi means of boosting bilateral ties in different fields.
Egypt expected to produce the first batch of China’s Sinovac vaccine by June 15 according to Health Minister Hala Zayed.