Vaccinated and Proud
Egypt’s largest COVID-19 vaccination center receives thousands daily
As the summer vacation of 2021 is approaching, many grandparents can’t wait to spend the longest school holiday with their grandchildren after a tough year.
But with more COVID-19 waves striking the globe, families are still concerned about the safety of their loved elderly ones and are hesitant to take them to the beach, social gatherings and other activities that they’ve been deprived from for being the most affected by the deadly virus.
There is, though, light at the end of the tunnel: the vaccination.
Following the global strategy, Egypt is prioritizing senior citizens right after healthcare frontliners in taking the vaccines. In this photo essay, we meet with Egyptians who are taking their first dose at the country’s largest vaccination center among the 408 sites across the country: Cairo’s Nasr City COVID-19 Vaccination Center.