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 1.5 million Pfizer vaccines at Cairo airport from US

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 11:30 GMT

Cairo International Airport received on Wednesday night a shipment of 1,501,000 Pfizer coronavirus vaccine shots coming from the United States.

Egypt to receive 3 million Pfizer vaccine doses on Friday

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 10:19 GMT

Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, the ministry’s official spokesman, confirmed that this vaccine shipment will be examined in the laboratories of the Egyptian Drug Authority before being distributed to vaccination centers in all governorates.

Egypt reports 2,129 new coronavirus cases, 60 fatalities

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 02:46 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 60 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,409.

37M Egyptian citizen got vaccinated against COVID-19: Health Ministry

Mon, 31 Jan 2022 - 03:24 GMT

Up to 37 million Egyptian citizen have received their first Covid-19 dose of the vaccine, while other 25 million have received the two doses all around the country according to spokesperson of the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.

Egypt's Health Ministry: Age of children receiving Pfizer vaccine reduced to 5 years old

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 11:09 GMT

The clinical studies asserted that the vaccination is safe for pregnant women, he said, adding that there are no negative side effects on them.

Egypt books 70K of new anti-COVID drug, starts manufacturing Favipiravir

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 12:21 GMT

The head of the Scientific Committee to Combat Corona at the Ministry of Health Hossam Hosni, revealed that Egypt has booked 70,000 doses of the new Pfizer drug “Paxilovide,” which is used to treat moderate cases.

Egypt receives additional 1.5 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine from US

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 07:41 GMT

"With today’s delivery, the United States has now provided over 16 million doses of Coronavirus vaccines to Egypt” US Chargé d’Affaires, Nicole Shampaine said.

Photos: Egypt receives over 2.3 million Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccine doses

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 07:30 GMT

The shipment, delivered at Cairo International Airport, included 1,501,110 Pfizer doses, 462,000 Moderna doses, and 352,800 AstraZeneca doses.

Egypt receives over 1.9 million Pfizer, Moderna coronavirus vaccine doses

Sat, 25 Dec 2021 - 07:41 GMT

According to informed sources, the shipment included 462,000 Moderna doses and 1,501,000 Pfizer doses. The shipment was handed to the Ministry of Health, according to the sources.

Pfizer executives say Covid could become endemic by 2024

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 10:08 GMT

Covid will become an endemic disease as early as 2024, CNBC quoted Pfizer executives as saying Friday.

Egypt targets vaccinating about 7M students with Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 10:19 GMT

Egypt has opened the registration window to the children on Tuesday, November 30, provided that parents of those who are aged 12-15 shall provide approvals of vaccinating his children.

Egypt to vaccinate children aged 12-15 with Pfizer, Sinovac vaccines

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 08:51 GMT

Egypt’s Cabinet Spokesman Nader Saad said teenagers aged 12-15 will get Covid-19 vaccination.

Pfizer vaccine to not be administered in Egypt schools due to storage conditions: Health Ministry

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 08:53 GMT

Schools in Egypt will not receive the BioNTech/Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine due to storage conditions, Health Ministry Spokesman Khaled Megahed said on Wednesday.

COVID infection peak to decline by mid-November: Egypt’s Health Ministry

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 02:25 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed a relative increase in the number of daily infections with Corona, stressing that the whole world is witnessing the same increase.

Egypt receives 4th Pfizer coronavirus vaccine shipment

Sat, 30 Oct 2021 - 06:27 GMT

He pointed out that the total doses of the "Pfizer" vaccine that Egypt has received so far has reached 8,255,520 doses.

Egypt receives 3rd Pfizer coronavirus vaccine shipment

Sat, 23 Oct 2021 - 11:21 GMT

Egypt's first Pfizer vaccines shipment arrived from the US in late September.

Egypt negotiates to manufacture Moderna vaccine locally at VACSERA: Minister

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 10:11 GMT

Egyptian Minister Hala Zayed stated Monday that Egypt is negotiating to domestically manufacture anti-COVID vaccine “Modern” at its factories at VACSERA.

Egypt's total number of coronavirus vaccine doses surpasses 33.6 million: health minister

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 12:07 GMT

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.

14.9M people registered for COVID-19 vaccines so far: Egypt’s Health Ministry

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 12:18 GMT

A total of 13.4 million doses were administered to citizens so far.