Egypt to start Covid-19 vaccination campaign


Egypt will start rolling out a mass Covid-19 vaccination campaign with the Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine, which its maker says is 79% effective against the novel coronavirus. – EPA pic, January 24, 2021.

PRESIDENT Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced yesterday that Egypt would start rolling out a mass Covid-19 vaccination campaign the following day with the Chinese-made Sinopharm jab.

“We are starting a vaccination drive tomorrow beginning with healthcare workers followed by those suffering from chronic diseases and later the elderly,” Sisi said in brief comments after unveiling several development projects in Port Said.


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