Coronavirus Vaccine

Egypt receives over 1.6 million Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine doses

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 09:41 GMT

Cairo International Airport received on Saturday 1,611,090 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine provided by the US government.

Egypt receives 525,000 Sputnik V vaccine doses

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 07:57 GMT

Egypt received 525,000 doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, adding to tens of millions of doses the country has secured as part of its vaccination campaign.

Egypt to soon manufacture Moderna coronavirus vaccine, ministry spox tells Egypt Today

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 09:25 GMT

Spokesman for the Ministry of Health Khaled Megahed said on Wednesday that Egypt will soon manufacture the US coronavirus vaccine Moderna.

1.6 million Pfizer vaccine doses coming to Egypt as gift: US Embassy

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 01:47 GMT

The doses come as “part of our commitment to defeat the pandemic,” the embassy said in a tweet

Plug and Play launches office in Egypt amid investment surge in local startups

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:20 GMT

The Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat has witnessed the signing of an agreement between the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) and Plug and Play, a worldwide leading company in enabling startups. The aim is to establish a strategic partnership to boost Egypt’s entrepreneurship and startup ecosystem.

German ambassador voices support to Sisi’s call for fair distribution of coronavirus vaccine

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 11:08 GMT

German Ambassador to Cairo Frank Hartmann affirmed support to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s repetitive call for fair distribution of coronavirus vaccine doses.

Egypt allocated $191 million to secure coronavirus vaccine doses: presidential advisor

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 10:07 GMT

Presidential Health Adviser Mohamed Awad Tag El-Din said on Thursday that Egypt has allocated $191 million to secure the coronavirus vaccine doses for citizens.

Egypt ready to meet Lebanese health sector requirements, provide Lebanon with COVID-19 vaccine doses: minister

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 10:08 GMT

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 reports 42 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths on Thursday

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 - 09:16 GMT

The Health Ministry said 42 new coronavirus cases were detected on Thursday, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 284,170.

Egypt reports 155 new coronavirus cases, 19 fatalities on Thursday

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 09:04 GMT

Egypt, besides receiving millions of coronavirus vaccine doses from abroad, has locally produced a million Chinese Sinovac doses as part of its vaccination campaign

Egypt plans to produce 80 million vaccine doses in 2021: minister

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 02:09 GMT

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.

Egypt to receive 500K Sinopharm vaccine doses next week, total stands at 2.5M: minister

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 11:26 GMT

Half a million doses of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine will also arrive during June

Egypt signs agreement with China to locally produce Sinovac vaccine

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 03:20 GMT

VACSERA will manufacture the final product using the ready-made product provided by Sinovac.

Egypt calls for supporting developing countries in manufacturing anti-coronavirus vaccines

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 12:37 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister noted that the unfairness of distribution made the pandemic be prolonged, calling for continuing the financial support to the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC).

Egypt expected to receive 854K coronavirus vaccine doses starting Wednesday

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 06:43 GMT

The country started its vaccination campaign in January, providing vaccine so far to thousands of medical workers, people suffering from chronic diseases and elderly.

Large quantity of coronavirus vaccine to arrive in Egypt within days: health official

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 09:10 GMT

This comes as Health Minister Hala Zayed said Egypt is expected to receive 5 million AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine doses by the end of this month and another 3 million doses by May.

Pictures: Egypt vaccinates 1,141 sick, elderly on 1st campaign day

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 12:16 GMT

The ministry has allocated 40 centers in the governorates for citizens to get the vaccine, including the Nozha medical center, Al-Qattameya medical center and Al-Zohor medical center in Cairo.

Egypt’s president urges ensuring fair coronavirus distribution, backing African health systems

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 08:50 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli delivered the speech on behalf of President Sisi before a virtual meeting of the African Union (AU) Summit Bureau

Egyptians aged above 40 yrs start registering for COVID-19 vaccination Sunday

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 - 12:26 GMT

The eligible citizens have to take two shots of the vaccine (21 days apart) at a cost of LE 200 (US$ 12.73) per shot.

Egypt will receive 300K doses of Chinese coronavirus vaccine

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 04:21 GMT

Egypt has received 100,000 doses so far.