Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received Friday the first dose of Coronavirus vaccine, the country's official news agency reported.
Sisi urged officials to look for the best offers of the most effective vaccines developed by the international companies.
Egypt’s Dar al Iftaa said it is not forbidden according to the Islamic Sharia to use the coronavirus vaccine, which is said to contain a porcine substance, as long as this substance has been transformed into another new one.
That will be in the first quarter of 2021.
Margaret Keenan, a 90-year-old grandmother, on Tuesday became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
The Ministry of Health and Population said that the ministry plans to start a new production line to manufacture COVID19 vaccine it’s proven effective.
Ministry of Health announced that the recovery rates from Coronavirus pandemic at isolation hospitals hit 89.7 percent.
The Ministry of Health and Population made the announcement Tuesday.
Manufacturing is already under way. Pfizer said they expect to supply globally up to 50m vaccine doses in 2020 and up to 1.3bn doses in 2021.
The minister noted that a team from the World Health Organization (WHO) evaluated the line, and indicated it is ready to start production.
The volunteers received the second and last dose 21 days after getting the first one in September when the ministry made the call.
Minister of Health Hala Zayed has called on the World Health Organization to provide Covid-19 vaccines for free once proven effective for low-income countries and reasonable prices for medium-income countries.
The Ministry said on Wednesday that 124 new coronavirus cases were detected,
Awad expected that coronavirus vaccines will be produced through October or November.
The volunteer would be injected with the first dosage and monitored for 21 days. If no side effects appear, they get the second dosage.
"The ultimate goal behind the volunteer participation in these clinical trials is “science and humanity.”
The volunteers who are all aged above 18 will be injected with two doses.
None of the candidate vaccines in advanced clinical trials so far has demonstrated a "clear signal" of efficacy at the level of at least 50% sought by the WHO.
Minister of Health Hala Zayed announced Wednesday during the Cabinet meeting that a cooperation agreement will be signed next month with one of the Chinese companies to manufacture coronavirus vaccine.
Moscow is expected to export the Russian vaccine in November or December after covering all of Russia in October.