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Dr. Hossam Hosni, head of the scientific committee to combat Corona, said that Egypt is one of the strongest countries in scientific research and was at the forefront of countries that participated in the trials of the Sinopharm vaccine that was approved by the World Health Organization.
He added, in a telephone interview with journalist Ahmed Moussa on the program “On My Responsibility,” which is broadcast on the “Echo of the Country” channel, that the Sinovac vaccine, which will be manufactured soon in Egypt, is not different from the Sinopharma vaccine, and there is no difference between them.
He explained that the use of any vaccine protects against deaths and severe cases, and a percentage of them occur, but simple infection.
Dr. Hossam Hosni added that the death figures in Egypt are as a percentage of injuries, as they are in a low rate, indicating that the safety of vaccines that entered Egypt is 100% and that they prevent deaths at the same rate, calling on Egyptians to receive vaccination and speed up registration.
Hosni confirmed that the AstraZenka vaccine, the percentage of blood clots it causes is 5 in a million worldwide, while the rate for other medicines such as the contraceptive pill is 16 per 100,000 and smokers are 1 per thousand, and doubts about the vaccine are incorrect and there are no fears of vaccination with it and the Egyptian Ministry of Health. You contract safe and effective vaccines.
He pointed out that talking about new symptoms that are not generalized, but an increase in the period of high degree and the presence of coughing secretions and loss of smell and taste with heat, denying hearing loss with Corona.
Dr. Hosam Hosni denied monitoring any new strain of Corona, especially the Indian strain, and so far we are safe, but the fear of the holidays and holidays period must be careful because we are in the period of the epidemic not only in Egypt but around the world.
And he added that the decrease in the number of injuries will be in mid-June, and citizen awareness is necessary for prevention by adhering to the precautionary measures.