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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.
Egypt authorities take additional measures to curb coronavirus spread and stimulate economy
Damietta recorded the first confirmed case of a doctor testing positive for COVID-19.
How one doctor volunteered to transfer a coronavirus patient when no one else would
Rana Mamdouh | "Had I thought logically, I probably wouldn’t have done what I did.”
An interview on COVID-19 with virologist Islam Hussein
Sarah Rifky | There is a correlation between COVID-19 infection and smoking.
Egypt confirms 2nd coronavirus case, coordinates with China and Saudi Arabia as officials criticize gov’t response
MP Magdy Morshid says that the gov't has not treated the virus as an emerging global pandemic.
Coronavirus quarantine in Marsa Matrouh for China evacuees, sources say doctors, nurses tricked into the assignment
A medical source said the ministry had assured doctors the assignment was unrelated to coronavirus
 
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Opinion
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
Breast exams mandatory to get subsidized infant formula: Health Ministry
Armed Forces’ intervention in infant formula shortage temporary solution to larger problem
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