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Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/3/2022 2:03:00 PM
There is growing evidence that the third Covid-19 booster shot is less popular among the public than the first two doses of vaccine.

Egypt - Health
3/14/2022 2:01:00 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Health and Population has vaccinated more than one million people against the coronavirus in the past week as part of its door-to-door campaign in remote rural areas.

World - International
3/13/2022 11:05:29 PM
Former US President Barack Obama said on Sunday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus, though he's feeling relatively healthy and his wife, Michelle, tested negative.

Life & Style - Health
2/13/2022 11:47:05 AM
An early look at the performance of COVID-19 booster shots during the recent omicron wave in the U.S. hinted at a decline in effectiveness, though the shots still offered strong protection against severe illness.

Egypt - Health
1/30/2022 10:40:56 PM
Acting Minister of Health Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar called for administering booster coronavirus vaccine shots to workers in Egypt’s tourism sector in the near future, the ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Life & Style - Health
1/22/2022 3:59:30 PM
Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots

Egypt - Society
1/7/2022 2:27:57 PM
Saudi Arabia will ban its nationals and expats, including Egyptians, from entering workplace and other facilities without proof of booster shots starting 1 February.

Egypt - Health
12/21/2021 10:40:32 PM
Egypt's health authorities have sent more than 400,000 text messages to a selected target group from the fully vaccinated citizens for appointments to receive booster shots of the coronavirus vaccines, according to Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar.

Egypt - Health
12/19/2021 4:17:11 PM
Egypt has started sending text notifications to fully vaccinated individuals detailing appointment slots for booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine, as the health authorities appropriate booster types.

World - International
12/16/2021 8:14:17 PM
European Union leaders agreed Thursday that administering booster shots is "urgent" and "crucial" to tackle the surge of coronavirus infections across the continent and the emergence of the new omicron variant.

World - International
12/16/2021 6:42:30 PM
France said Thursday that it would ban non-essential travel to and from Britain in a bid to keep the Omicron Covid-19 variant in check, as European leaders urged coordinated action and more booster shots to counter the more highly contagious threat.

Egypt - Health
12/6/2021 2:17:46 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Health will start sending text notifications to fully vaccinated individuals from a selected target group to receive booster shots within a few days, Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar, the Ministry of Health and Population’s spokesman, announced in a televised statement on Sunday evening.

Egypt - Health
11/25/2021 11:17:16 AM
Cabinet Spokesperson Nader Saad announced on Wednesday that there are 4,150,000 Egyptians who are eligible to receive a third booster coronavirus shot starting December.

Egypt - Health
11/24/2021 8:33:35 PM
Egypt has approved the administering of a third booster shot for COVID-19 vaccines for the most vulnerable groups in the country, acting Health Minister Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar said on Wednesday.

Egypt - Health
10/17/2021 4:18:08 PM
Egypt’s presidential adviser for health affairs Mohamed Awad Tag El-Din said on Saturday the booster shot of coronavirus vaccines is recommended for people who had their two doses 9 months ago, with priority to be given for healthcare workers, elderly and people with chronic diseases.

World - International
9/22/2021 11:15:19 PM
Much of the discussion at the meeting of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices focused on the possibility of a scaled-back booster program targeted to older people or perhaps health care workers

Life & Style - Health
9/11/2021 12:49:37 PM
Booster shots to extend the protection of COVID-19 vaccines may be unnecessary for many people, a leading scientist behind the AstraZeneca vaccine said

Life & Style - Health
9/7/2021 11:08:31 AM
The European Union’s infectious diseases agency played down the need for booster shoots to ward off the delta variant among the general public

Egypt - Politics
9/6/2021 3:28:36 PM
The third shot would be given to citizens who were inoculated at least 6-8 months ago

World - Region
8/29/2021 3:40:44 PM
The UAE became the first country worldwide to formally offer the booster regimen earlier this year, following reports of Sinopharm recipients seeking the third shot amid concerns about an insufficient antibody response

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