Egyptian president addresses nation on economic crisis from 'Decent Life' village

Wed, 14 Jun 2023 - 12:42 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inspected Wednesday projects implemented within Decent Life initiative at Al Abaadeya village located in Beheira governorate.

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

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

No need to transform hospitals into isolation centers - Health Ministry spox

Sun, 17 Jul 2022 - 12:04 GMT

He added that there is no need at present to transform hospitals into isolation centers.

Most of Covid-19 cases 'under control': Presidential health adviser

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 12:02 GMT

He added that a number of countries had re-imposed precautionary measures after canceling them due to the rapid hike of Covid-19 cases.

Month-on-month inflation in Egypt records negative rate for 1st time in 2022

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 - 02:54 GMT

The Cabinet declared Monday that month-on-month inflation dropped for the first time in six months in spite of the continuing repercussions of the Russia-Ukraine War.

Egypt's Presidential Adviser says 'vaccinating citizens with 3rd, 4th doses depends on epidemiological situtaion'

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 10:47 GMT

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.

Egypt's acting health minister: COVID-19 deaths down 44% last week

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 12:09 GMT

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.

Egypt reports 2,009 new coronavirus cases, 58 fatalities

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 10:53 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 58 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,752.

Omicron to be ‘predominant mutant’ until Jan. 2022 end: Health Ministry

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 01:14 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Health announced that the Omicron mutant will most likely be the predominant mutant around the world with regard to infection cases with COVID-19 until the end of January 2022.

Egypt runs tests on AstraZeneca anti-Omicron drug before permitting its use

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 11:30 GMT

It has the form of an injection whose effect lasts between six months and a year.

EgyptAir resumes direct flights with Toronto after Canada lifts travel ban

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 10:58 GMT

National flag carrier EgyptAir announced the resumption of its direct flights with Toronto as of next Tuesday after Canada announced lifting travel ban 10 African states, including Egypt.

Countering corruption in health sector ‘priority’ after pandemic: experts at COSP conference

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 01:37 GMT

The Egyptian Red Sea resort city of Sharm el -Sheikh hosts the ninth Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the UN Convention against Corruption, which tackles the issue of recovering from COVID-19 pandemic with integrity.

Precautionary measures, vaccination mechanisms to face Omicron, says Egypt's presidential adviser

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 01:52 GMT

“The variants of the Covid-19 will be a lot in the coming period,” presidential adviser for health affairs Awad Tag Eddin told Sada El Balad TV.

Egypt's gov't dismisses reports on school, universities suspension over Covid-19 variant concerns

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 07:16 GMT

The Cabinet Media Center denied reports on closure of schools and universities nationwide for fear of spread of Covid-19 variant Omicron.