The Chinese Ambassador to Egypt: We are keen to return the favor that Egypt offered to China at the beginning of the pandemic
The Ministry of Health and Population announced the opening of the website, starting next Sunday, to register citizens of eligible categories of elderly and Prime Time Zone with chronic diseases from the age of 40 years, to receive coronavirus vaccines.
Hala Zayed, Minister of Health, explained that the website allows citizens to insert 3 medical reports to determine the health status of citizens, and the site automatically determines the priority to obtain the vaccine, and a text message is sent to citizens with the date and place to receive the vaccine, and the medical examination is signed to measure vital functions, and receive the first dose Of the vaccine and receiving a follow-up card for receiving the second dose.
Zayed added that 40 centers have been designated for citizens to receive the vaccine in the 27 governorates nationwide, in which vaccines are distributed gradually, and with successive payments, the targeted groups of citizens will be expanded to obtain the vaccine.
Egypt received at dawn today 300 thousand doses of the emerging corona virus vaccine produced by “Sinopharma, a gift from the People’s Republic of China to the Arab Republic of Egypt.”
During a press conference held with the Chinese ambassador to Egypt, Liao Liqing, Zayed indicated that the phone conversation that took place yesterday evening between President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Chinese President Xi Jinping reflects the strength of relations between the leaders of the two countries, and confirms solidarity. And cooperation between the two friendly countries and peoples.
Zayed stated that the “Sinopharma” vaccine has obtained the approval of the Egyptian Emergency Medicine Authority from the Egyptian Medicines Authority, as it has proven effective 86% in preventing the emerging corona virus, 99% in the production of antibodies to the virus, and 100% in preventing access to moderate and severe cases, pointing to The Scientific Committee to Combat Coronavirus has set priorities for obtaining vaccines, including the “Sinopharm, Sinovac and AstraZenka” vaccines.
And “Zayed” continued that 100 million doses of new Corona virus vaccines were contracted, through the ministry’s agreement with the International Alliance for Serums and Vaccines, “Jaffe”, in addition to the ministry’s contract with some companies, and Egypt is about to receive 8.6 million doses of vaccines within days, Of the 40 million doses, the “Jaffe” will supply them to Egypt over the current year.
“Liao Li Zhang”, the Chinese ambassador in Cairo, affirmed his country’s keenness to support Egypt during the response to the Coronavirus pandemic, in response to the favor that Egypt offered to China at the beginning of the pandemic.
The article The Minister of Health: The website for registering the groups eligible to receive the “Corona” vaccine was opened next Sunday, it was written in the Al Borsa newspaper.