Dr. Muhammad Awad Taj El-Din, Adviser to the President of the Republic for Health and Preventive Affairs, said that all Corona virus vaccinations work for a period of 6-9 months inside the human body, such as the seasonal influenza vaccination that is taken every season, adding: Whoever received a vaccination from 9 months may need to A third dose or a new vaccination to increase his immunity against the disease even more.”
Awad Taj El-Din added, in a telephone interview to the “Evening” program dmcwhich is broadcast on the channel dmc, that vaccination with the third dose of the Corona vaccine will begin with the priority of medical personnel, the elderly and those with chronic diseases, and this is in the entire world, continuing: “Egypt has all kinds of vaccines in the entire world, and any type of vaccines will be used in the new vaccination, that is, the third dose.”
Regarding the vaccination of children, the advisor to the President of the Republic said: “Not all countries of the world have vaccinated children, and not all vaccines are allowed to vaccinate children. We are studying the situation well and see which vaccines have become safe to vaccinate children before using them, and currently all universities, faculty members, workers and support groups and all university students over 18 years old have been vaccinated, and there will be a campaign to vaccinate some university students under 18 years.
He continued: “With regard to pre-university and technical education, the workers and teachers have been vaccinated, and the vaccination of students has not yet begun, and the number of those who received the vaccination in Egypt will reach 20 million citizens this week, and we have in Egypt large quantities of vaccination, amounting to 60 or 70 million. dose, and by the end of this year, more than 40 or 45 million people will be vaccinated.”