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“Health”: The third dose of the vaccine is useful, and 6 drugs have been approved to deal with the symptoms of corona

Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health, said that there were measures with the appearance of a mutant Omicron To reduce the possibility of the mutant’s arrival in Egypt by stopping flights and intensifying vaccination campaigns, the ministry announced that the target groups and the groups most likely to develop severe symptoms will be vaccinated during the coming period for those who have been vaccinated for 6 months, and the ultimate goal of vaccinations is to raise the degree of immunity and the body’s resistance to the virus and it is certain After a series of research, giving a booster dose is useful to increase the body’s resistance and the ability of the immune system to resist the virus.

He added, during an intervention with the media, Tamer Amin, on the program “Another An-Nahar” broadcast on Al-Nahar channel: So far, the emergence of the Omicron mutant has not been monitored in Egypt, and the cause of concern is that there are many changes in the genetic sequence of this mutant, including those related to the part that enables the virus to adhere to and enter human cells. .

He continued: What has appeared about the virus so far is that it is the most prevalent until this moment, and no deaths have been recorded from this mutant, and the infections pass quickly, lightly and less severely than the Delta mutant, which is somewhat promising preliminary information, and there are about 6 drugs that have been approved to deal with Corona symptoms, and they are drugs that are still used in hospitals and in home use, and there are promising clinical trials for drugs that can be taken as Corona tablets.

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