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Here’s how the government wants us to coexist with COVID-19
Rana Mamdouh | The government made an about-face in strategy on April 23.
After spike in infections among medical staff, doctors halt work at recently designated quarantine site until demands met
"Swabs are only for those who’ll work. If you’re not going to work, go home."
PCR testing to identify COVID-19 cases: What is Egypt’s policy?
Rana Mamdouh | The availability of testing appears to vary across government sectors, the medical community
After doctors blame administration for COVID-19 clusters at hospitals, Health Ministry circulates new procedures in internal memo
The index case for the latter two hospitals is still unknown
What does the coronavirus pandemic tell us about Egypt’s healthcare system?
Rana Mamdouh | After this crisis, the state must reevaluate the healthcare budget and wages for doctors and nurses
From the COVID-19 operations room: How has the Health Ministry handled the ‘war’?
Hossam Bahgat | Everything changed on March 6, the day the health minister returned to Egypt.
On the frontlines of COVID-19: Chronicles of a head nurse
Rana Mamdouh | “We’re all at risk and we have to work. We’re not gonna let people die.”
Prisons in the time of COVID-19
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | “Right now we’re looking at a black hole that is swallowing the entire prison system.”
Your guide to coronavirus in Egypt
Rana Mamdouh | Our guide to help you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic in Egypt.
 
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Hussein Kamal
Health is a public ‘good’
Health economics has been a field of economics that has attracted great interest since the publication
Heba Wanis
Egypt will not patent new hepatitis C drug
Local newspapers recently reported that the first batch of sofosbuvir, the new drug for treating the
 
 
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At doctors’ memorial service, anger and calls for health minister to resign
Al-Nadeem Center closure case adjourned as state lawyers present new documents
Health Ministry asserts report on organ trafficking in Egypt harms national security
Mona Mina released on LE1000 bail after questioning
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