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Egypt gives a third dose

Today, Wednesday, the Egyptian government decided to give a third booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to the groups most at risk of infection, noting that studies confirmed that the third dose vaccines work to enhance immunity.
And according to the “Egyptian” newspaper, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Acting Minister of Health and Population, presented during today’s cabinet meeting headed by Mostafa Madbouly, the latest developments in dealing with the Corona virus crisis locally and internationally.
The newspaper also confirmed that “the government decided to give a third dose to the population groups most at risk of infection,” noting that “those who suffer from primary immunodeficiency, or are subject to immunosuppressive treatments, the elderly, and the most vulnerable to infection, such as workers in the medical sector, are the ones covered by the decisions “.

And the Egyptian Ministry of Health revealed, last Wednesday, the number of citizens who received the vaccine against the emerging corona virus.

Abdel Ghaffar said that 41 million Egyptians have received the Corona vaccine, including those who received two doses or one dose and are waiting for the second, or those who received the single dose of Johnson’s vaccine. He pointed out that this number is expected to increase before the end of the year.
Yesterday, Wednesday, the Egyptian Ministry of Health announced the registration of 856 new cases of the Corona virus, and 61 deaths, within the height of the fourth wave of the epidemic.

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