Egyptian Health and Population Minister Hala Zayed was admitted to hospital at the intensive care unit on Tuesday due to a hypertensive crisis resulting in a heart attack.
Medical sources said that Zayed suffered a heart attack. She required a therapeutic catheterization and is undergoing treatment in intensive care at the hospital under the supervision of the hospital’s professor of cardiology Hazem Khamis.
The medical team treating Zayed inside Wadi al-Nile Hospital banned all visits to the minister except for her son so that she could
Ministers and senior officials contacted the hospital and followed up closely on the developments in the minister’s health condition, including the office of Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the Presidential Advisor for Health Affairs, Mohamed Awad Taj Eddin.