Egyptian Health Minister
Egypt’s Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar and his Qatari counterpart, Hanan Al-Kuwari, met to discuss furthering cooperation on the sidelines of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in Doha.
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.
Egypt has reported an average of 182 daily coronavirus cases over the period from 6-10 August and 17 cases have died during the same period, Abdel Ghaffar said earlier this month.
Egypt has reported an average of 182 daily coronavirus cases over the period from 6-10 August and 17 cases have died during the same period, Acting Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Thursday.
So far, the State of Palestine has reported 565,656 coronavirus infections and over 5,000 related deaths.
In a Cabinet meeting, Abdel Ghaffar noted that 500,000 booster vaccine shots have been administered in Egypt to priority groups.
Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed said the country by the end of October will be having a total of 70 million coronavirus vaccine doses in all.
Egypt’s Health Ministry said individuals will receive a booster coronavirus vaccine jab a year or more after receiving the vaccine.
Egypt will start vaccinating high school (secondary school) students against coronavirus within a month, Minister of Health Hala Zayed said in remarks to media on Sunday.
Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed said the country has received a total of 33.657 million doses of AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sinopharm, Sputnik V and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
Health and Population Minister Hala Zayed revealed that 1.6 million of State's administrative apparatus personnel were vaccinated against coronavirus
Zayed also affirmed Egypt’s readiness to provide coronavirus vaccine doses to the Lebanese people after Egypt achieves self-sufficiency in this regard, a statement by the Egyptian Health Ministry read.
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.
In a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Zayed explained the quantities of the raw material set to be exported to Egypt to produce more Sinovac vaccine doses.
The treatment will be carried out through the most expensive drug worldwide, Zayed said in press remarks, which costs $2-3 million per dose.
The ministry has allocated 165 ambulances to transfer the injured Palestinians, including 50 equipped with intensive care units and ventilators.
In a Cabinet meeting, Zayed said 5,845 coronavirus cases have been recorded this week compared to only 1,248 on the same week last year.
She affirming that the surge in cases this month was expected as it coincides with religious occasions, including Ramadan, and related social activities that help the virus to spread.
Zayed said Egypt has contracted with China’s Sinopharm to receive 20 million vaccine doses