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

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
READ FULL ARTICLE