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Egypt to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations in Public Institutions, Vaccinate 800K Daily

Presidential Adviser for Health Dr. Awad Tag El-Din announced on Monday, 16 August that vaccination will become mandatory in all public institutions in Egypt, following his warnings that Egypt may be on the brink of a fourth COVID-19 wave if infections continue to rise. He also stated that no COVID-19 …

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Lawmakers, their families receive privileged vaccine access ahead of priority groups

Legislators and their families are getting vaccinated and are being allowed to choose between the AstraZeneca and Sinopharm vaccines despite the Health Ministry’s repeated statements that people will have no say in which shots they receive.

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Playing Politics with Poverty: Sisi’s COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy

President Sisi’s regime has decided to sell the bulk of government procured COVID-19 vaccines, rather than provide them for free. The two-dose Astra Zeneca inoculation will be sold for 100-200 Egyptian pounds (EGP), though the government’s per dose cost is only 47 EGP. Out of a total population of 103 …

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