Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, announced the reception of 100,000 and 800 doses of the new Corona virus vaccine, produced by the “AstraZeneca” company, at Cairo International Airport, provided by the Polish government, as part of the state’s plan to diversify and expand the provision of Corona virus vaccines to citizens. To preserve the gains of fighting the pandemic.
Khaled Megahed, Assistant Minister of Health and Population for Awareness and Community Communication and the official spokesperson for the ministry, explained that the “AstraZeneca” vaccine has emergency use approval from the World Health Organization and the Egyptian Medicines Authority, which is two doses separated by 28 days, pointing out that the vaccine shipments that It has been received and will be subject to analysis in the laboratories of the Egyptian Medicines Authority before distributing it to the 1100 vaccination centers distributed over the governorates of the Republic.
Mujahid again appealed to citizens to register on the ministry’s website https://egcovac.mohp.gov.eg/#/home to receive coronavirus vaccines, stressing that the Egyptian state spares no effort in providing coronavirus vaccines to citizens free of charge, through permanent cooperation with organizations international bodies; To provide vaccines to ensure the preservation of the state’s gains in addressing the pandemic.
The Ministry of Health and Population also appeals once again to all students of universities and higher institutes (governmental, Azhar, private and private) to quickly go to the vaccination centers or to the nearest center among the 270 youth centers that have been equipped to register and vaccinate university students to receive the Corona virus vaccine, to obtain the vaccine before the start of the year The new school year, within the framework of the state’s keenness on the health and safety of all students, which contributes to the regularity of the educational process.