Dr. Rana Al-Hajjah, Director of Programs Department at the World Health Organization for the Eastern Mediterranean, said that the Corona vaccine has not discovered a final treatment or vaccine that causes a complete recovery for those infected with the virus, noting that the influenza vaccine is a real guarantee of protection from the influenza virus and continued during the press conference held now There are 5 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region that are participating in clinical trials of the Corona vaccine, and there are 4 other countries that will join the trials soon.
She added that clotting drugs have proven great success in protecting critical cases infected with Corona from complications of the disease, noting the necessity of inciting to follow all preventive and precautionary measures, with the muzzle at its head.
The WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean called on the media to participate remotely in a video conference on the developments of the Covid-19 pandemic in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, focusing on the region’s priorities and the urgent steps that should be taken on Thursday.
The press conference included a briefing on the developments in the regional situation of the Covid-19 pandemic, the increasing trend of cases of infection, and measures that should be taken urgently during the winter months, and answering media professionals’ questions.
Dr. Rana Al-Hujjah, Director of Program Management, WHO Eastern Mediterranean, Dr. Abdel Nasser Abu Bakr, Director of the Infection Risk Preparedness Unit, WHO Eastern Mediterranean, Dr. Pierre Nepeth, Director of the Information Management Program, Emergency Program, WHO Eastern Mediterranean participated in the conference. .