Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi receives coronavirus vaccination

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has received a coronavirus vaccination under a nationwide vaccination drive, his office said on Sunday. The statement from the presidency did not give details on the type of vaccine Sisi received. Egypt has started administering doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine under the global COVAX agreement to provide vaccines for lower-income… Read More Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi receives coronavirus vaccination

Egypt kicks off coronavirus vaccination with frontline medical workers

Egypt began vaccinating frontline medical staff against COVID-19 on Sunday using the jab developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm). The vaccine will be provided free of charge first to all doctors and frontline workers treating coronavirus patients, then to other medical workers, senior citizens and people with chronic illnesses, Health Minister Hala Zayed said.… Read More Egypt kicks off coronavirus vaccination with frontline medical workers