When do Egyptians get the Corona vaccine?

<div id="firstBodyDiv" data-bind-html-content-type="article" data-bind-html-compile="article.body" data-first-article-body="

An official source at the Egyptian Ministry of Health told the website "Sky News Arabia"It is expected that the medical staff working in hospitals receiving Corona patients will start vaccinating themselves with the Corona vaccine, then those with chronic diseases, at the end of January or early February at the latest.

In turn, the advisor to the Egyptian President for Health Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din, stressed in televised statements that Egypt was not late in starting Corona vaccination campaign, As many countries of the world have not yet started; Due to the limited quantities of vaccines available globally, he assured that when a sufficient number of these vaccines arrive in the country, vaccination campaigns will begin.

The Egyptian source responsible revealed the reason for the delay in the vaccination campaign with the Corona vaccine in Egypt until the end of January, saying that … "The Ministry of Health received only 50 thousand doses of Chinese vaccine Only, and it was supposed to get a new batch during the past weeks, but some obstacles related to the producing company have prevented the arrival of these new batches until today.".

The source explained that in addition to that, the Ministry of Health worked during the last period, in coordination with a number of ministries, to equip headquarters and centers for providing vaccination services with Corona vaccines at the level of the Republic, by allocating 34 centers to work throughout the week, and raising the efficiency of many centers and qualifying them to receive citizens.

Waqal: "Of course, time is an important factor for all countries to vaccinate their citizens with the vaccine, and this caused great pressure on all companies that produce vaccines to provide these needs, and therefore we adopted a policy of multiple sources to obtain the largest possible amount of doses within a short period of time, and when the first batch of the Chinese vaccine arrived, we preferred to wait Until the arrival of the second batch of 50 doses as well, until the vaccination began, but it was delayed some time, and we hope that it will arrive within the next few days.".

On December 10, Egypt received the first shipment of the Corona vaccine, developed by the Chinese National Medicines Group (Sinopharma), coming from the United Arab Emirates.

The Egyptian Ministry of Health said that the Sinopharma vaccine is 86% effective in preventing the emerging corona virus.

And the source went back to saying that Egypt has already received 50,000 doses of the Chinese vaccine, but it is only sufficient for 25,000 people, as the vaccine is taken in two doses with an interval of 21 days, adding: "This quantity was not enough for many medical teams working in hospitals designated to receive Corona patients, at least".

Emergency permit

According to the assistant to the Egyptian Minister of Health for public initiatives, Dr. Mohamed Hassani, if it is not possible to vaccinate citizens with the Corona vaccine only after obtaining a permit "Emergency use" By the Egyptian Medicines Authority.

Hassani said to"Sky News Arabia"The Egyptian Medicines Authority obtained a number of doses and conducted accurate analyzes in its laboratories, before a few days ago allowed the emergency use of the Chinese Sinopharma vaccine in Egypt, and it is decided that any new vaccine will undergo these laboratory analyzes at the Drug Authority before it is allowed to be used locally.

Hassani pointed out that the Ministry of Health is in talks with a number of companies to obtain the necessary quantities to vaccinate their citizens against Corona virus, headed by a company Sinopharm Al-Chinese, which conducted the third phase of its clinical trials in Egypt, from which Egypt requested 40 million doses, in addition to requesting a large quantity of the vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, as well as contracting to obtain 40 million doses from the Kovacs facility of the International Vaccine Federation.

And he referred to researching clinical trials of a vaccine "Sputnik V" After studying the vaccine file in the Ministry’s Research Committee.

The Egyptian Minister of Health also announced that the ministry is negotiating with the global company Pfizer over its vaccine, and that it held meetings a few days ago with representatives of the company to consult about the supply of the vaccine after the company submitted its financial offer.

Provide funding

The official source at the Egyptian Ministry of Health said that providing the necessary funding was one of the challenges facing the Egyptian government to contract for vaccines, in light of the global competition for procurement, and this is what prompted businessmen and development institutions to donate to a fund "Long live Egypt" To contribute to the speed of obtaining doses that cover all Egyptians.

Egyptian businessman Hisham Talaat Mostafa, CEO and Managing Director of Talaat Moustafa Group, announced yesterday, Tuesday, his donation to bear the costs Coronavirus vaccine For about 2 million Egyptians who are unable to.

The Egyptian Minister of Health said that a number of businessmen donated"Tens of millions" For the benefit of the Long Live Egypt Fund; To support the purchase of Corona vaccines.

The Long Live Egypt Fund, which is supervised by the Egyptian presidency, also launched a campaign to provide Corona virus vaccine to those who are unable to do so, under the slogan "We share for humanity"By allocating a bank account to receive donations and contributions.

According to the Ministry of Health, it will be decided to start vaccinating medical staff working in hospitals that receive Corona patients, then those with chronic diseases such as pressure, diabetes, immune diseases, and kidney failure.

“>

An official source at the Egyptian Ministry of Health told Sky News Arabia that it is expected to start vaccinating medical staff working in hospitals that receive Corona patients with the Corona vaccine, and then to those with chronic diseases, at the end of January or early February at the latest.

In turn, the advisor to the Egyptian President for Health Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din, stressed in televised statements that Egypt was not late in starting Corona vaccination campaign, As many countries of the world have not yet started; Due to the limited quantities of vaccines available globally, he assured that when a sufficient number of these vaccines arrive in the country, vaccination campaigns will begin.

The Egyptian source responsible revealed the reason for the delay in the vaccination campaign with the Corona vaccine in Egypt until the end of January, saying that “the Ministry of Health has only received 50 thousand doses of Chinese vaccine Only, and it was supposed to get a new batch during the past weeks, but some obstacles related to the producing company have prevented the arrival of these new batches until today.

The source explained that in addition to that, the Ministry of Health worked during the last period, in coordination with a number of ministries, to equip headquarters and centers for providing vaccination services with Corona vaccines at the level of the Republic, by allocating 34 centers to work throughout the week, and raising the efficiency of many centers and qualifying them to receive citizens.

He said: “Of course, time is an important factor for all countries to vaccinate their citizens with the vaccine, and this caused great pressure on all companies producing vaccines to provide those needs, and therefore we adopted a policy of multiple sources to obtain the largest possible amount of doses within a short period of time, and when the first batch of the vaccine arrived. The Chinese preferred to wait for the arrival of the second batch of 50 doses as well, for the vaccination to start, but it was delayed some time, and we hope that it will arrive within the next few days.

On December 10, Egypt received the first shipment of the Corona vaccine, developed by the Chinese National Medicines Group (Sinopharm), coming from the United Arab Emirates.

The Egyptian Ministry of Health said that the Sinopharma vaccine is 86% effective in preventing the emerging corona virus.

The source went back to saying that Egypt had already received 50,000 doses of the Chinese vaccine, but it is only sufficient for 25,000 people, as the vaccine is taken in two doses at an interval of 21 days, adding: “This quantity was not enough for many medical teams working in designated hospitals. To receive at least Corona patients. “

Emergency permit

According to the assistant to the Egyptian Minister of Health for public initiatives, Dr. Mohamed Hassani, if it is not possible to vaccinate citizens with the Corona vaccine only after obtaining a permit for “emergency use” by the Egyptian Medicines Authority.

Hassani told “Sky News Arabia”, that the Egyptian Drug Authority obtained a number of doses and conducted accurate analyzes in its laboratories, before a few days ago allowed the emergency use of the Chinese Sinopharma vaccine in Egypt, and it is decided that any new vaccine will undergo these laboratory analyzes at the Drug Authority before Local use allowed.

Hassani pointed out that the Ministry of Health is in talks with a number of companies to obtain the necessary quantities to vaccinate their citizens against Corona virus, headed by a company Sinopharm Al-Chinese, which conducted the third phase of its clinical trials in Egypt, from which Egypt requested 40 million doses, in addition to requesting a large quantity of the vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, as well as contracting to obtain 40 million doses from the Kovacs facility of the International Vaccine Federation.

He indicated that clinical trials of the Russian “Sputnik V” vaccine were being considered after studying the vaccine file in the Ministry’s Research Committee.

The Egyptian Minister of Health also announced that the ministry is negotiating with the global company Pfizer over its vaccine, and that it held meetings a few days ago with representatives of the company to consult about the supply of the vaccine after the company submitted its financial offer.

Provide funding

The official source at the Egyptian Ministry of Health said that providing the necessary funding was one of the challenges facing the Egyptian government to contract vaccines, in light of the global competition for procurement, and this is what prompted businessmen and development institutions to donate to the “Long Live Egypt” Fund to contribute to the speed of obtaining the doses that cover All Egyptians.

Egyptian businessman Hisham Talaat Mostafa, CEO and Managing Director of Talaat Moustafa Group, announced yesterday, Tuesday, his donation to bear the costs Coronavirus vaccine For about 2 million Egyptians who are unable to.

The Egyptian Minister of Health said that a number of businessmen donated “tens of millions” to the Long Live Egypt Fund. To support the purchase of Corona vaccines.

The Long Live Egypt Fund, which is supervised by the Egyptian presidency, has also launched a campaign to provide Corona virus vaccine to those who are unable to do so under the slogan “We share for humanity”, by allocating a bank account to receive donations and contributions.

According to the Ministry of Health, it will be decided to start vaccinating medical staff working in hospitals that receive Corona patients, then those with chronic diseases such as pressure, diabetes, immune diseases, and kidney failure.

.

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on email
Email

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.