Posted on: Sunday 9 August 2020 – 8:39 PM | Last update: Sunday, August 9, 2020 – 8:39 PM
Dr. Hossam Hosni, Head of Corona Control at the Ministry of Health and Population, said that the process of accessing a vaccine for the emerging corona virus (Covid-19) will take place within weeks, stressing that Egyptians of all sects will obtain it as soon as it is available.
“Hosni” added during a phone call to the “Tahrir Hall” program, presented by Azza Mustafa on the “Echo of the Country” satellite channel, on Sunday evening, that he expected that the medicine industry would be faster than the steps of the vaccine, pointing to the conduct of more than 17 clinical trials on vaccines.
He explained that four of these experiments have reached the stage of testing in humans, noting that the countries of the world will reach a vaccine at the same time, but they will compete between some of them in manufacturing it.
The head of the knowledgeable committee to combat Corona health stated that the vaccine prevents infection from the virus and reduces the severity of symptoms, explaining that “the vaccine is the protective and the medicine is the cure,” according to his description.
Regarding the high death rate “Covid-19” in Egypt, he indicated that the death rate is calculated by the percentage of the total population, commenting: “Any patient who dies with the virus for me has failed even if the rate is 1%, it is monster.”
Yesterday, Saturday, the Ministry of Health and Population announced the registration of 167 new cases that tested positive for the emerging corona virus (Covid-19). This brings the number of injuries to 95,314 in the country. The Ministry indicated that 21 new deaths were recorded from the emerging Coronavirus, pointing to the high number of recovery cases. To become 51,672 recoverers.