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With Infection Rates Rising, Chinese COVID Vaccines Will Face a Critical Test in Egypt


Egypt is entering a third wave of COVID-19 infections prompting the government to announce new lockdowns and other measures in an effort to contain the latest phase of the outbreak. The timing is especially dangerous, warn health authorities, due to festivities marking the end of Ramadan where people are close together in homes and mosques.

“The next 10 days are the most dangerous,” warned Mohamed Abdel Fattah, undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for Preventive Affairs.

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