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Egypt - Health
8/3/2022 3:43:21 PM
Egypt reported a 55 percent drop in coronavirus infections and a 20 percent decrease in related deaths this week on the week before, acting Health Minister Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar stated on Wednesday.

Egypt - Health
7/16/2022 10:59:42 PM
Acting Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar said on Friday that 70% of the current coronavirus infections recorded in Egypt are of the BA.5 variant, which is a sub-type of the Omicron variant, adding that infections are on rise again in Egypt and the world.

Life & Style - Health
7/12/2022 10:12:43 AM
The quickly changing coronavirus has spawned yet another super contagious omicron mutant that’s worrying scientists as it gains ground in India and pops up in numerous other countries, including the United States.

World - International
6/30/2022 1:10:46 PM
The number of new coronavirus cases rose by 18% in the last week, with more than 4.1 million cases reported globally, according to the World Health Organization.

World - International
6/25/2022 10:11:16 AM
China reported zero new Covid-19 infections in Shanghai for the first time since March on Saturday, as the country's latest outbreak subsides after months of virus-spurred lockdowns and restrictions.

World - International
6/15/2022 10:30:44 PM
Top scientist Anthony Fauci, the face of America's response to the Covid-19 pandemic, tested positive Wednesday for the virus on a rapid antigen test but is continuing to work from home while he recovers, the National Institutes of Health said.

World - International
6/8/2022 8:17:34 PM
US biotech company Moderna on Wednesday announced positive results for a new vaccine that targets both the original Covid strain and Omicron, and sees the shot as its "lead candidate" for a booster this fall.

World - International
5/23/2022 5:57:06 PM
Three doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday. Pfizer plans to give the data to U.S. regulators later this week in a step toward letting the littlest kids get the shots.

World - International
5/17/2022 10:15:16 PM
An expert group convened by the World Health Organization says there may be some benefit in giving a second booster dose of coronavirus vaccine to the most vulnerable people amid the continuing global spread of omicron and its subvariants.

Life & Style - Health
4/12/2022 3:45:47 PM

World - International
4/2/2022 3:41:41 PM
The prevalence of COVID-19 in the U.K. has reached record levels, with about 1 in 13 people estimated to be infected with the virus in the past week, according to the latest figures from Britain's official statistics agency.

World - International
3/23/2022 5:59:08 PM
US biotech firm Moderna on Wednesday said it was pursuing regulatory approval for its Covid vaccine in children under six years old after the two-shot regimen was found to be safe and produced a strong immune response.

World - International
3/19/2022 2:06:35 PM
China's health authorities reported two COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, the first since January 2021, as the country battles its worst outbreak in two years driven by a surge in the highly transmissible omicron variant.

World - International
3/14/2022 1:24:59 PM
China banned most people from leaving a coronavirus-hit northeastern province and mobilized military reservists Monday as the fast-spreading ``stealth omicron'' variant fuels the country's biggest outbreak since the start of the pandemic two years ago.

Egypt - Health
3/7/2022 3:31:23 PM
Egypt has gotten past the “difficult phase” of the latest wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Presidential Advisor for Health Affairs Mohamed Awad Tag El-Din said on Monday, as the country is witnessing a noticeable drop in daily positive cases and deaths.

Life & Style - Health
3/2/2022 3:43:01 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/24/2022 11:51:00 AM
Safeya Mounir sounds out tourism experts on whether Egypt’s tourist industry will be affected by the crisis between Russia and Ukraine

Business - Markets & Companies
2/23/2022 12:57:14 PM
Last week, The Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement (UPA) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with AstraZeneca in order to sponsor Egypt’s first ‘Africa Health ExCon’, which is scheduled for June.

Life & Style - Health
2/23/2022 9:56:21 AM
Experts say it’s not likely that the highly transmissible variant — or any other variant — will lead to herd immunity.

World - International
2/22/2022 11:13:17 PM
The BA.2 variant of the Omicron coronavirus strain is not more severe than the original, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.

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