Zayed: Contact maintained with int'l bodies conducting COVID-19 clinical trials
Monday، 10 August 2020 - 06:11 PM
Health Minister Hala Zayed on Monday 10/8/2020 said the ministry is maintaining constant contact with the international bodies carrying out clinical trials of the novel Corona virus vaccines.
She added that the ministry seeks securing Egypt's needs of these vaccines once the trials are done and their effectiveness is proved.
The minister made the remarks during a meeting with heads of fever hospitals nationwide, via the video conference technique, to follow up the hospital activities and ensure offering high-quality medical services for the patients.
Zayed thanked the hospital heads and workers of the medical sector for their arduous effort since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic along with contributing to confronting the virus and reducing the number of infections.
Also, the minister reviewed the protocols of coronavirus diagnosis and treatment as well as infection control and prevention protocols, said Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Mogahed.