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Egypt had signed contracts to purchase 30 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, in addition to 20 million doses of another vaccine
Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has directed for medical supplies to be made available at hospitals, amid a rise in cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Egypt’s Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar has directed for 25 university isolation hospitals to reopen to receive patients requiring treatment for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed and Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawi have met with Egypt’s governors to follow up on preparations for the distribution of vaccines for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
In a televised speech via Botswana Television, President Mokgweetsi Masisi announced that his government will impose a curfew starting Thursday.
The minister noted that the scientific committee to combat coronavirus has approved the announced vaccines for their use in Egypt
Egypt’s Ministry of International Cooperation secured $477m in development financing through 7 agreements supporting the healthcare sector
Egyptians for Healthcare has launched the CAPITALMED Medical City, the largest international medical entity in the Middle East.
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UK PM Johnson said the country was suffering from a new variant of COVID-19 that was as much as 70% more transmissible than previous variants of the virus
Egypt received first shipment of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine Sinopharm with 86% efficacy
Senegalese Minister of Health and Social Action, Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr, said that the country had not chosen a COVID-19 vaccine at this stage
The FDA said the totality of the available data provides clear evidence that Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine may be effective in preventing COVID-19.
Iraqi Health Ministry reported 1,022 new COVID-19 cases, lowest daily increase in the country since mid-June, bringing the total infections to 573,622
The most COVID-19 affected African countries in terms of the number of positive cases include South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and Ethiopia
“The Chinese coronavirus vaccine will be available for citizens for free upon directives of President Al-Sisi,” Egyptian Minister of Health Hala Zayed said
Total COVID-19 recoveries have declined to about 88.2%$ oftotal cases registered in Egypt, after they revolved around 94% in the first week of October.
All the 47 countries in the WHO African region have received its Vaccine Readiness Assessment Tool that is intended for use by ministries of health.
With Germany’s current lockdown measures, the “dramatic exponential growth” of new COVID-19 infections had been stopped
In Tokyo, the epicenter of Japan’s outbreak, 481 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Thursday, with the capital’s cumulative total reaching 39,079
As of Friday, the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 2,026,841, as the death toll stood at 48,681, according to the Africa CDC.
Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, DR Congo, Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen will each receive a share of $80m from United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund
England is currently under a month-long national lockdown until Oct. 2, the second of its kind since the coronavirus outbreak began in Britain
Caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab urged people a day earlier to commit to COVID-19 lockdown measures while prioritizing people’s health over the economy.
The Egyptian Cancer Association For Supporting Cancer Patients “CanSurvive” has celebrated the end of the activities of the campaign “A Heroine’s Story”
Sandoz Egypt specialised programme focuses on exchange of scientific expertise among local, international thought leaders in organ transplantation
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The plans being drawn up will be stop short of a full national lockdown as seen in the spring when Britons were told to “stay at home”, Sky News reported.
Egypt pledged further medical support for South Sudan to combat the Hepatitis C and B viruses, as well as COVID-19
Tokyo 2020 Olympics was postponed by one year for first time in Olympic history, a lot of work remains between now and the rescheduled summer of 2021