3rd phase of clinical trials for 2 COVID-19 vaccines starts in Egypt, says minister

Minister of Health and the Hala Zayed said on Saturday September 12,2020 that the third phase of clinical trials for two potential COVID-19 vaccines has started in cooperation with the Chinese government and the UAE G42 Company.
In a press statement, Zayed said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has stressed Egypt’s keenness on taking part in the global endeavors aiming at producing an effective vaccine for coronavirus.
The start of such clinical trials in Egypt proves its leading scientific and research role in the region, Zayed said.
She added that 6,000 people will undergo such clinical trials in Egypt.
According to the statement, the trials are carried out in four Arab countries, namely Egypt, Bahrain, the UAE and Jordan.

Source: State Information Service Egypt

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