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Afreximbank will facilitate payments through advance procurement commitment guarantees of up to $2bn to manufacturers
About 10,000 doctors have been infected with the virus so far across Egypt
Total of 234 participants receive medical care on Saturday, with all in stable health
A high-level meeting has taken place to review health measures against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at the 2021 World Men’s Handball Championship.
Over 3,000 sites across India to be virtually connected during launch, with about 100 beneficiaries to be vaccinated at each site on inaugural day
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will be unable to envisage a strong and sustainable recovery following the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, unless there is a strong governance framework.
One minus refers to inequality in access to technology
Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed signed a cooperation protocol, on Tuesday, with the Tahya Misr Fund and Talaat Moustafa Group (TMG) to provide vaccines for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to two million citizens. Zayed said that TMG has donated to ensure that the coronavirus vaccine will be given to two million low-income …
Earlier this month, 4 coronavirus patients receiving treatment at Al Husseiniya Central Hospital in Sharqeya Governorate died, due to oxygen shortage
UK first reports cases of new strain in December, causing renewed travel restrictions
UK has recently committed £1m to Egypt, to support rapid response, surveillance, infection control capacities
Manufactured by local pharmaceutical companies, there are plans to export promising drug
Veteran Egyptian actor Hadi El Gayar passed away, on Sunday morning, at the Al-Haram Hospital in Cairo after contracting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). He was 71.
South Africa currently has the most coronavirus cases in the African continent with 1,170,590, followed by Morocco with 448,678 infections
Mosques closed down for violating precautionary measures may be reopened upon committee’s decision
Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said received South Korea’s Ambassador to Egypt Hong Jin-wook to discuss several areas of mutual interest and concern.
Egyptian Drug Authority starts registration for Oxford coronavirus vaccine
Broadway theatre has announced its total losses due to the extended closures caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, estimated at $100m in 2020. The closures continue, and although all theatres worldwide have been severely affected by this pandemic, the Broadway theatre crisis is completely different from the crisis affecting theatres elsewhere. This is because …
Health Ministry forms central room to monitor daily supply of oxygen to patients in need
Rise in coronavirus cases sparks commensurate reduction in client demand
Scottish First Minister also announced that Scotland would enter a new lockdown from midnight on Monday, as well as a shutdown of schools until Feb. 1
Lebanon’s number of coronavirus infections increased on Monday by 2,861 to 192,139, while death toll went up by 13 to 1,512.
COVID-Vac1 has proven highly effective, more human vaccines will be produced, says Vaccine Valley CEO Mohsen Badawy
Egypt’s tourism revenues in 2020 slumped 70% year-on-year (y-o-y) to record $4bn due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, down from $13.03bn in 2019, according to Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani. Reuters quoted Al-Anani as saying that a total of 3.5 million tourists visited Egypt in 2020, compared to 13.1 million in 2019. …
Prosecution summons Al Husseiniya Hospital director, doctors over COVID-19 death in ICU
The Egyptian Medical Syndicate (EMS) announced, on Monday, that five new fatalities have been reported among doctors due to complications related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The doctors are: Yasser Ahmed Meera; Fathy Mohamed Ali; Hazem Al-Kashef; Amr Abdelghani; and Alaa Ahmed. The latest deaths brought the total number of medics in Egypt to have …
A French prosecutor has said that police detained seven people including two alleged organisers, on Saturday, after an enormous New Year’s Eve rave drew at least 2,500 people in the west of the country.
The president added all forms of public events and gatherings including political and roadside gatherings, shall remain suspended for the next 60 days.
All hospitals have medical oxygen supplies they need, according to Health Minister Hala Zayed
Elderly and those with chronic illnesses will be prioritised in vaccination programme