Egypt will receive 300K doses of Chinese coronavirus vaccine

SourceEgypt Today
SectorHealthcare
CountryEgypt

FILE - An employee shows the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Northwell Health's Long Island Jewish Valley Stream hospital in New York, U.S., December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo   CAIRO – 11 February 2021: Egypt will receive 300,000 doses of the Chinese coronavirus vaccines soon, said Egyptian President’s Health Affairs Advisor Mohamed Tag El-Din on Wednesday.   In media remarks o “Happens In Egypt” talk show on MBC, Tag El-Din added that Egypt has received 100,000 doses so far. On January 31, 2021, Egypt received the first batch of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine (50,000 doses).   On February 4, 2021, Health Minister Hala Zayed said Egypt managed to strike international deals to import 100 million vaccine doses of the novel coronavirus in 2021 thanks to its good relations with other countries.   The Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that 610 new coronavirus cases were detected, raising the total number ...read more...