Dr Abdel Menoim Selim and nurse Ahmed Hamdan Zayed, the first two Egyptians to receive China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, at Abou Khalifa hospital in Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday. Photo: Reuters Dr Abdel Menoim Selim and nurse Ahmed Hamdan Zayed, the first two Egyptians to receive China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, at Abou Khalifa hospital in Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Dr Abdel Menoim Selim and nurse Ahmed Hamdan Zayed, the first two Egyptians to receive China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, at Abou Khalifa hospital in Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Egypt launches immunisation drive with China’s Sinopharm vaccine

  • Sinopharm’s vaccine given to health care workers in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia
  • Egypt has signed deals to receive vaccine shipments from British, Chinese and Russian firms

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Dr Abdel Menoim Selim and nurse Ahmed Hamdan Zayed, the first two Egyptians to receive China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, at Abou Khalifa hospital in Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday. Photo: Reuters Dr Abdel Menoim Selim and nurse Ahmed Hamdan Zayed, the first two Egyptians to receive China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, at Abou Khalifa hospital in Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Dr Abdel Menoim Selim and nurse Ahmed Hamdan Zayed, the first two Egyptians to receive China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, at Abou Khalifa hospital in Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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