He added: The Pfizer vaccine was approved for children, which was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and the American Center for Disease Control, pointing out that the protocol determines the type of cases according to the severity of the disease, and according to its degree, to try to avoid placing the patient on respirators, and the antibiotics that must be taken. Addressing it, explaining that practical experience determines how to deal with the patient, but there are broad lines of treatment, explaining that the protocol specifies everything related to the disease, but the patient’s condition differs from one patient to another.
Awad Taj El-Din stressed that there is nothing to prevent a person from taking the vaccine for comorbidities, unless he is allergic to the vaccine, explaining that the attending physician should be consulted.
He said that each wave shows different strains, and we cannot predict the emergence of other strains, but the symptoms are similar, and we are trying to prevent the patient from entering into complications, especially since the symptoms affect patients with chronic diseases, explaining that if a pulmonary embolism patient is infected with corona, the symptoms are more severe.
Essam El-Maghazi, head of the Egyptian Society for Combating Smoking, Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis, said that tobacco companies exploit young people to increase smoking, explaining that the Corona virus, when it enters the smoker’s lung, the complications are much more, explaining that smoking works to paralyze the movement of the lung cilia, and it is easy to transmit infection.
For her part, Dr. Maysa Sharaf El-Din, Professor of Chest Diseases at Kasr Al-Ainy Medicine, said that there is a study that proved that the receptors for the Corona virus are more present in the lung of millet than the non-smoker.
Dr. Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din, Advisor to the President for Health and Prevention Affairs, added that the lining of the respiratory system has cilia to expel foreign bodies from the lung, but smoking destroys these cilia.