Egypt plans to produce, export Chinese COVID-19 vaccine: what to expect

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 12:05 GMT

The World Health Organization (WHO) sent international experts to the assess the performance of the VACSERA factories in order for these factories to start manufacturing the vaccine and send it to African countries.

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.

In pics: Egypt receives new 300,000 Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine doses

Sat, 20 Mar 2021 - 08:17 GMT

The new shipment adds to 350,000 Sinopharm doses already imported by Egypt over the recent months, including 300,000 doses also as a gift.

Egypt to receive 300K doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 11:16 GMT

Egypt is to receive 300,000 doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine as a gift from China to Cairo, later on Monday according to spokesperson of Ministry of Health Khaled Megahed.

China to grant Egypt 300,000 coronavirus vaccine doses soon: amb.

Fri, 05 Feb 2021 - 09:31 GMT

Egypt has already received three batches of the vaccine developed by China’s Sinopharm since December, the latest of which was yesterday.

Egypt reports 541 new coronavirus cases, 44 deaths on Monday

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 10:28 GMT

As many as 471 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 130,107 so far, the ministry added.

Egypt approves emergency use of AstraZeneca vaccine

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 09:41 GMT

Egypt has approved the emergency use of Chinese sinopharm vaccine and the UK- AstraZeneca vaccine according to Minster of Health Hala Zayed.

Egypt to obtain coronavirus vaccine doses from Pfizer, AstraZeneca after negotiations: Cabinet

Fri, 01 Jan 2021 - 08:46 GMT

Cabinet’s spokesman Nader Saad said Egypt is negotiating with the American Pfizer and the British-Swedish AstraZeneca to obtain batches of coronavirus vaccine.

Egypt’s Health Ministry coordinate with different authorities to set vaccination strategy

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 01:18 GMT

Egypt’s Health Ministry is working on a strategy to organize the vaccination process for Egyptians which expected to start next week with doctors and Health workers.

Egypt to start vaccinating doctors, medical workers next week

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 09:04 GMT

Egypt’s head of the scientific committee to combat coronavirus affiliated with the Ministry of Health, Hussam Hosni, said Monday that they will start vaccinating doctors and medical workers starting next week.

Egypt’s health minister says Sinopharm vaccine will be distributed free of charge

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 - 09:33 GMT

The priority in distributing the vaccine will be given to the medical staff in isolation hospitals, as well as chest and fevers hospitals, she said.

Egypt receives 1st batch of Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine after showing 86% efficacy

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 10:42 GMT

The priority will be given to the medical staff, especially those working in isolation hospitals, as well as chest and fevers hospitals.

Egyptian health minister gets 2nd shot of candidate coronavirus vaccine

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 10:40 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed headed on Monday to Egypt’s Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA) to take the second shot of the candidate coronavirus vaccine developed by the Chinese company Sinopharm.