Eid: The vaccination of medical personnel with the Corona virus vaccine
Alaa Eid, head of the preventive medicine sector at the Ministry of Health, said that Egypt has received nearly half a million doses of the AstraZeneca and Cinopharm vaccines against the Coronavirus, and that 8.6 million doses are expected to arrive during the next few days.
And he continued, during a telephone interview with a program on my responsibility, the broadcaster on the Sada Al-Balad channel, that the vaccination of medical teams with the Corona vaccine has been completed, and the vaccination of the elderly will begin in 40 centers nationwide.
He added that the ministry organizes an annual national campaign for vaccination against polio from the age of one day to 5 years, and there are two types of vaccination against polio, the first is annual and the second is by injection once.
He pointed out that there is no contradiction between the periodic vaccinations of children and the campaign, and we appeal to parents to vaccinate their children, even if a day before that, he received periodic vaccinations.
The head of the preventive medicine sector at the Ministry of Health revealed that there are 16 million and 700 thousand children who are being vaccinated, indicating that there is another dose a month later.
The article Health: The arrival of 8.6 million doses of the Corona vaccine during the next few days was written in the Al-Borsa newspaper.