Health Min.: Medicine provided to over 38,000 COVID-19 patients under house isolation

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 11:28 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed said medicine was given to 38,328 coronavirus patients under house isolation in various governorates from the end of May until Thursday, July 30.

Egypt ‘strongly participating’ in gloabl efforts to develop coronavirus vaccine: health official

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 11:23 GMT

This comes a month after the Egyptian Drug Authority earlier announced signing a deal with AstraZeneca to supply the country with the Oxford University's vaccine.

Egypt sees huge drop in ventilator use after passing coronavirus peak

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 11:03 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Health Hala Zayed on Saturday said only 20 percent of ventilators nationwide has been in use over the last week, down from 97 percent, as the ministry announced passing coronavirus peak.

Scientific Research min.: Egypt developing 4 COVID-19 vaccines

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 03:35 GMT

A research team at the National Research Centre discovered that there are three natural materials that can diminish the virus.

Egypt signs deal to receive Oxford University's COVID-19 vaccine

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 10:18 GMT

The Egyptian Drug Authority announced signing a deal with AstraZeneca to supply the country with the Oxford University's vaccine for COVID-19.

Egypt signs deal to receive Japan's Avigan, expects to get Oxford University Vaccine

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 11:39 GMT

After trial on 50 Egyptian COVID-19 patients since April, Egypt is set to receive more doses of Avigan that accelerates recovery.

Egypt continues trials to develop coronavirus vaccine: Sisi

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 04:17 GMT

Sisi took part in the virtual Global Vaccines Summit chaired by the United Kingdom.

Around 2M fowls vaccinated in 1 month to prevent epidemics

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 01:08 GMT

Also, the number of licenses issued to transport 3.4 million fowls between governorates is 4,030.

HIV fight advances with new drug cocktails, fresh vaccine hopes

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 - 12:09 GMT

Three decades after approval of the first-ever AIDS treatment, HIV medicine is seeing a new wave of innovation for improved drug cocktails and a novel experimental vaccine.

Funding deficiency risks food security and health in Yemen: UN

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 - 01:22 GMT

UN warned on Tuesday, unless $200 million secured to address cholera outbreak in Yemen agencies will be forced to shift resources from food security to cholera.

Painless patch could replace flu jab: study

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 - 10:21 GMT

Vaccines delivered via a painless, throw-away patch could one day eliminate the need for needle-and-syringe flu injections

Hep B vaccine "Hepabig" available in markets, says ministry

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 - 02:45 GMT

The Ministry of Health announced that 100 vials of Hepabig, a Hepatitis B vaccine, have been pumped into markets for newborns whose mothers suffer from the liver infection.