Today, Wednesday, Egyptian Cabinet approved a contract with Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), to provide 20 million doses of vaccines designed to combat virus. This came during a cabinet meeting today headed by Dr. Mustafa Madbouly.
The Ministers of Finance, Health and Population were authorized to take necessary measures to provide Corona vaccines, as well as to equip and agree with or companies to secure a greater number of vaccines, to be presented to Council of Ministers.
According to “AlAhram Gate” website, Minister of Health and Population, Dr. Hala Zayed, during meeting, presented a report on latest developments about Corona and followup of cases that have been cured and discharged from hospitals, as well as new cases infected with virus, which were monitored until yesterday.
The governorates most affected by Corona
The minister indicated that rate of HIV infections is taking an upward trend during this period, noting in this regard that governorates of Cairo, Giza and Alexandria have recorded infection rates, which are highest among governorates of Republic.
During presentation, Minister touched on development of position of manufacturing vaccine for Coronavirus globally, referring to a number of recommendations issued by meeting of scientific committee that was formed in order to follow up clinical research of Corona vaccines, and was tasked with studying and submitting scientific recommendations on appropriate vaccines, which state should contract On one of m.