Health: 685,000 doses of the “modified Pfizer” vaccine received from 3 countries

The Ministry of Health and Population announced that it had received a shipment of the “modified Pfizer” vaccine, at Cairo International Airport, with a total of 685,440 doses produced by the “Pfizer” company provided by the countries of Croatia, Italy and Spain, through the COVAX mechanism, in cooperation with the International Alliance for Serums and Vaccines. Jaffe.

This shipment comes within the 2 million doses that reach Egypt, successively, during the current week, within the framework of the state’s plan to diversify and expand the provision of anti-coronavirus vaccines, in order to preserve the gains of the Egyptian state in dealing with the pandemic.

Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, the official spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, indicated that the “modified Pfizer” vaccine works effectively against mutants of the emerging corona virus, including “Omicron”, explaining that the vaccine will be given as a booster dose to those who received previous doses of different types of vaccines.

Abdel Ghaffar added that the shipment will be distributed to vaccination centers spread across the governorates of the Republic, after completing the necessary analyzes at the Egyptian Medicines Authority, adding that the “modified Pfizer” vaccine has been approved by the World Health Organization and the Egyptian Medicines Authority.

The Ministry of Health and Population calls on citizens to register on the ministry’s website

To receive coronavirus vaccines, stressing that the state spares no effort in providing vaccines to citizens “for free.”

In all governorates of the Republic, in addition to its constant keenness to reach citizens in remote regions and places and provide them with vaccines, which contributes to preserving the societal immunity of citizens. Sent from my iPhone

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