All isolation hospitals closed as COVID situation no longer distubring: Egyptian Ministry

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 12:35 GMT

The ministry said that hospitals have returned to their normal work in providing services to the public away from the restrictions of Corona.

Egypt receives 2M doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 07:42 GMT

The Ministry of Health has called on citizens to register for the booster of Covid-19 vaccine after it received more than 2 million Pfizer doses last week.

Egypt receives first shipment of modified Pfizer vaccines against COVID-19

Sun, 19 Mar 2023 - 09:02 GMT

This shipment is part of two million doses that will be shipped to Egypt later over this week, the statement added, noting that the state is planning to diversify and expand the anti-coronavirus vaccines

Study: Egypt witnessed positive economic performance due to increased COVID recovery rate, booming tourism

Tue, 21 Feb 2023 - 12:16 GMT

Egypt's fiscal year 2021/2022 witnessed positive economic performance as the recovery rates of COVID-19 surges, and the Egyptian tourism flow sees strong return, according to a recent study.

COVID-19 has not ended in Egypt but cases are mild, no deaths reported: Official

Wed, 28 Dec 2022 - 12:00 GMT

COVID-19 cases in Egypt have been controlled, and the cases detected are mild.

Presidential health adviser urges parents to get 12-18 yrs kids vaccinated against Covid

Tue, 06 Dec 2022 - 03:13 GMT

Speaking to ETC satellite TV channel on Monday evening, Tag Eddin warned of active respiratory viruses during winter, noting that chest disease hospital nationwide offer treatment and testing services, as well as the flu and Covid-19 vaccines.

Egypt's Health Ministry gives re-assuring remarks on syncytical virus

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 - 12:50 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health held a press conference to update citizens on the Respiratory syncytial virus and the rate of infection this year, compared to previous years.

Health Ministry urges citizens to receive seasonal flu, COVID vaccines ahead of winter season

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 - 08:58 GMT

Hosni also highlighted the decline in the rates of infections and their severity, as the mild and medium cases recorded reached 85%.

Health minister heads for Sharm to review COP27 health preparations

Sun, 23 Oct 2022 - 11:26 GMT

Spokesman for the ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the minister will tour the quarantine department at Sharm El Sheikh International Airport and a number of health facilities in the Red Sea resort city.

Qatar confirms COVID test requirements for World Cup fans

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 12:29 GMT

Fans attending the World Cup in Qatar must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test regardless of their vaccination status, organisers said in a statement on Thursday.

Egypt reaches zero deaths for coronavirus: Presidential Heath adviser

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 11:06 GMT

Egypt’s adviser to the President for Health Affairs, Muhamad Awad Tag El Din, said that Covid-19 deaths in the country had reached zero.

Health min. reviews developments on monkeypox in Egypt

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 08:55 GMT

Egypt’s Health and Population Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar reviewed during a cabinet meeting on Wednesday a report on the latest developments on the spread of coronavirus and monkeypox at the local and global levels.

Covid-19 situation in Egypt stable, infection cases drop: Presidential adviser

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Speaking to ETC TV channel, he reiterated on Tuesday that all citizens need to get Covid-19 vaccinations and adopt all precautionary measures.

No conflict between obtaining both seasonal flu and COVID vaccines: Health Spox

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 09:10 GMT

The seasonal influenza vaccine reduces the chances of contracting the disease and protects against complications

Djokovic will miss U.S. Open as unable to travel to New York without COVID vaccine

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 02:39 GMT

The Serbian previously said he was prepared to miss Grand Slam tournaments that require participating players to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

United States to support Egypt's response to COVID-19 with $9M

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 01:31 GMT

That is in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).

COVID-19 expected to become like ‘flu’ by end of 2022: Presidential health advisor

Fri, 12 Aug 2022 - 04:09 GMT

Advisor to the President for health affairs, Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din said, Thursday that COVID-19 expected to become more like a flu by the end of 2022, which remains with us, but does not cause complications, and easily controlled.

Egypt's Health Ministry explains reason for adopting new COVID treatment protocol

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 12:54 GMT

Egypt has introduced a new treatment protocol to treat people with COVID amid the emergence of new rapidly spreading mutant, which is the BA.4 and BA.5.

5th vaccine dose is expected as COVID infection rates still high: Health Official

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 12:46 GMT

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.

US President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 08:29 GMT

US President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 for the first time Thursday morning, his office said.