The Egyptian Minister of Health, Hala Zayed, announced that 1,315 medical teams received the first dose of the emerging corona virus vaccine in 22 isolation hospitals.
She explained that the doses of the new Corona virus vaccine, produced by the “Sinopharma” company, were sent last Monday to the directorates of health affairs in all governorates of the Republic, and they were distributed to hospitals (isolation, chest, and fever), to start vaccinating the medical staff working in those hospitals, respectively, within the deserving categories. This priority is in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization, indicating that medical personnel receive the vaccine in a number of governorates.
She added that two doses of the new Corona virus vaccine are sent to each of the kits receiving the vaccine, as the second dose is received after 21 days, noting that the mechanism for medical staff receiving the vaccine includes recording the data of the vaccine recipient in the hospital in which he works, then informing him of the informed consent, And measure the pressure and check on his health, and deliver him a follow-up card to receive the second dose, and the health status of the vaccine recipient is monitored periodically by specialized medical teams.
Source: The Seventh Day