Friday, January 27, 2023
Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, confirmed that there are directives from Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Health, to take advantage of national events that witness a large participation of citizens, to maximize the benefit from presidential initiatives.
Dr. Abdel Ghaffar said, during a phone call to the “Al-Hadath Al-Youm” satellite channel this evening, Friday: “We have allocated 4 ambulances stationed in front of the Cairo International Book Fair in its 54th session for medical insurance,” in addition to a self-sterilizing car for cases suspected of being infected with the virus. corona.
He added, “We have also allocated 3 mobile clinics inside the book fair, CT scan cars, 35 medical teams to communicate with the community to raise health awareness for the fair’s visitors, and 8 mental health teams to receive psychological counseling.”
A spokesman for the Ministry of Health sent a message to the visitors of the book fair, saying that all international health organizations, led by the World Health Organization, confirm that the first and second line of defense against the Corona virus is still the “vaccine”, even with mutants, even if the ability of vaccines has decreased, but they are not. She is still able to protect against hospitalization and death.
Dr. Abdel-Ghaffar explained that whoever passed six months and did not have chronic diseases or was less than 60 years old should take an invigorating dose, and whoever is over 60 takes the invigorating dose after three months, in addition to adhering to the preventive and precautionary measures, which are the continuous cleansing of hands and surfaces and wearing masks in confined spaces. Crowded and poorly ventilated.
He continued, “There are three mobile clinics located inside the exhibition halls, in addition to four ambulances in the vicinity of the exhibition, including self-sterilizing ambulances for anyone with respiratory diseases.”
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