Sources in the Egyptian Ministry of Health revealed that the vaccination of citizens with the Corona vaccine will start tomorrow, Thursday.
According to the Egyptian newspapers, the first categories include chronic diseases, tumors, kidney failure, and heart patients.
And Dr. Mohamed Abdel Fattah, head of the Central Administration for Preventive Medicine Affairs at the Ministry of Health and Population, announced the start of today, Thursday, the vaccination of people with chronic diseases and the elderly with the Corona vaccine at the level of the governorates of the Republic.
Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Fattah explained that the citizens scheduled to be vaccinated tomorrow are those with chronic diseases and the elderly who received a text message on the mobile phone or WhatsApp, and they were officially informed, to go to the hospital, and the date of vaccination will start with them.
The head of the Central Administration for Preventive Medicine added that the website is still open, and it will remain open to all citizens, as about 157,000 citizens have so far registered.
Dr. Alaa Eid, head of the preventive medicine sector at the Ministry of Health, said that there is no distinction between any citizen and the last of all vaccines, safe and effective, and we confirm that the side effects of vaccines are simple, and do not require going to the doctor, as they are high temperature or redness of the vaccination site.
And the head of the preventive medicine sector at the Ministry of Health continued: Hospitals tomorrow are equipped at the highest level to receive citizens, indicating that there are places and centers equipped to receive them and medical teams to guide them from entering hospitals until vaccination with the first dose, and inform them of the date of the second dose of the vaccine, and how to follow up daily over a period of 21 days As the vaccination is in two doses, separated by 21 days.
Last Sunday, the Ministry of Health launched a website to register citizens’ wishes to obtain the Corona vaccine, through: http:www.egcovac.mohp.gov.eg.