Egyptian Minister of Health: The Russian “Sputnik” vaccine is locally manufactured and made available at the end of this year
The Ministry of Health announced that Egypt is working on locally manufacturing the Russian “Sputnik” vaccine, to become available at the end of this year.
The Egyptian Minister said in a press conference from within the Holding Company for Biological Preparations and Vaccines “Vacsera”, that work is underway in this regard in cooperation between one of the private pharmaceutical companies in Egypt and Russia.
Zayed also added that “Egypt seeks to be a center for manufacturing and exporting the Coronavirus vaccine to Africa.”
The Egyptian Minister of Health indicated that the epidemiological situation of the Corona virus in Egypt is stable, and there is a slight increase in the number of daily cases, confirming that a genetic tracing of the Corona virus is being carried out, especially for those coming from the affected countries and there are genetic mutations of the virus.