Tuesday 25 August 2020
Books – Moataz Abbas:
Dr. Khaled Mujahid, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health, confirmed that Egypt is communicating with all countries of the world that conduct clinical trials on the Corona virus, pointing out that the Minister of Health, Dr. Hala Zayed, will visit China next month in order to sign an agreement to manufacture the Corona vaccine in Egypt.
Mujahid said, in a phone call to the “On My Responsibility” program, broadcast on the “Echo of the Country” channel, today, Tuesday, that the Egyptian side is keen to exchange experiences with the Chinese side in the field of health and vaccine manufacture, and in the field of virus research in general, and we will visit China next month to witness the ceremony of signing the agreement to manufacture the vaccine in our production lines in Egypt, adding that Egypt will receive the Corona vaccine as soon as it is proven effective and produced in our factories.
He explained that after the signing of the agreement and the completion of the procedures and protocols of the agreement and its details, the manufacture of the Coronavirus vaccine will start directly in Egypt, and we will obtain the product that meets the country’s needs for the vaccine, and that the Ministry is communicating with other companies specialized in producing vaccines, as the Minister of Health will meet with one of the companies Which is conducting clinical trials in its final stages on the virus.
In a related context, the health spokesperson confirmed that the decision to analyze the “PCR” of tourists and Egyptians coming from abroad is for the governor, the precautionary measures taken by the government to confront Corona.