The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that the influenza vaccine is important for the elderly and protects them from 4 types of influenza viruses throughout the winter period.
Speaking to ETC TV channel, he reiterated on Tuesday that all citizens need to get Covid-19 vaccinations and adopt all precautionary measures.
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.
Dr. Hossam Hosni said in press statements, that the benefit of the vaccine is that it prevents complications during infection, and also reduce the symptoms to be mild and moderate, which is easy to treat and recover from quickly.
He explained that Egypt is waiting for the final decision in this regard to start using it.
He added that there is no need at present to transform hospitals into isolation centers.
He added that a number of countries had re-imposed precautionary measures after canceling them due to the rapid hike of Covid-19 cases.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population said that citizens can receive the Corona vaccine for free inside metro stations, trains and commercial markets.
Experts from Britain warned of the possibility of the emergency of a new pandemic, referred to globally as “X,” and called for urgent readiness to confront its spread.
Egypt will be able to provide a strategic stockpile of medicines, vaccines and serums at a cost of L.E. 2.1 billion, according to Spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.
He explained that only 17 percent received COVID vaccination in Africa, due to the lack of availability despite the abundance of funds, adding that it is very important to settle vaccines manufacturing in the continent.
The president made the announcement at Africa Health ExCon held by the Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement (UPA).
The vaccination of citizens with the third and fourth booster doses depends on the epidemiological situation in the phase to come, he said in televised remarks on Monday.
the Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the daily average of recoveries recorded 21, bringing the total number of recoveries to 445,430.
The rate of vaccination against coronavirus in Egypt has reached 79.53 doses per 100 people, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health said.
Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health, said more than 81.3 million coronavirus vaccine shots have been so far administered to Egyptian citizens and people residing in Egypt.
The minister and the ambassador also discussed areas of possible cooperation in the sectors of healthcare and scientific research.
The Ministry of Health calls on the Egyptian people to receive the booster shot of the Covid-19 vaccine once they receive an SMS invitation six to eight months after their last dose.
Meanwhile, the total number of vaccinated people hit 32,997,251
He said the number of isolation hospitals admissions declined by 50 percent last week a matter that refers to the decrease in the number of patients.