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Syndicate member: ‘Crisis of confidence’ with Health Ministry behind doctors’ decisions to decline Sinopharm vaccine
The decision to allow doctors to choose between the two vaccines has stoked suspicion.
Video of ICU deaths shines spotlight on struggling healthcare system amid coronavirus surge
Rana Mamdouh | A number of government officials claimed in the media that he had fabricated the video.
Egypt’s convoluted plans to obtain COVID-19 vaccines
Rana Mamdouh | The lack of information about the Sinopharm trials is emblematic of Egypt's broader vaccine strategy
Going it alone: Schools, teachers, families struggle with second COVID-19 wave
Hadeer El-Mahdawy and Nada Arafat | "We are being sacrificed, and if we talk, we get crushed. Schools must be suspended"
Egypt’s COVID-19 contradiction: Fewer cases, higher death rate
Despite a plateau in the case rate over the summer, the death rate continued to climb
What we know about the Emirati company managing COVID-19 clinical trials in Egypt
Concerns remain regarding the oversight of the clinical trials
Lax procedures, higher costs: Burying the dead amid the coronavirus
Rana Mamdouh | Healthcare workers and families who buried relatives say the measures are rarely followed in full
Coronavirus in North Sinai
Several factors have residents concerned about the area's capacity to deal with the outbreak
Thinking through dance
Salma Abdel Salam | The choreography of our bodies is changing and it is doing so rapidly, by policing ourselves
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Bruno Latour
What protective measures can you think of so we don’t go back to the pre-crisis production model?
If everything has stopped, and all cards can be put on the table
Abdelrahman ElGendy
This prison has a sky without bars
Now, for the first time, life actually is turning into a big prison
Sarah Rifky
we announce our love for life
We need a lucid world, and sobriety, to reimagine what is to come.  
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Coronavirus on the rise again in Egypt, and fewer precautions for airport arrivals
Analyst: Agreement on $5.2 bn IMF loan may see Egypt ‘fully’ liberalize exchange rate
No backup sent to hospital after most of its medical staff contract coronavirus
Alaa Abd El Fattah ends hunger strike after 36 days
As detainees remain cut off amid pandemic, Alaa Abd El Fattah continues month-long hunger strike
1st quarantine hospital halts admission after more than half of staff contracts COVID-19
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