France has taken measures to speed up the vaccination rate. For example, starting from Wednesday, the duration of the first and second corona stabs with Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be extended from four to six weeks. As a result, more people can get the first shot.
The Minister of Health Olivier Veran announced in the French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche that the interval between injections has been extended. The minister said: “This ensures that we can get vaccinated faster without reducing protection.” He further announced that all people over 55 years of age can get AstraZeneca vaccine, not just vulnerable people.
Since people knew that it might be related to thrombosis, the confidence of the French in the AstraZeneca vaccine has plummeted. In France, polling Seeing that 71% of French people do not trust AstraZeneca.
The Minister of Health said that there is no reason not to trust AstraZeneca vaccines. “This vaccine is very effective and can prevent the severe form of Covid-19. This is the message that all health departments are telling us,” said Veran of Le Journal du Dimanche.
Vaccination efforts in France have started to slow. However, there is now a backlog. The goal of delivering the first dose of 10 million doses by mid-April was achieved one week before the deadline.
But despite the existence Strict lock This was mentioned last week. Yesterday, more than 43,000 infections were detected in the ICU, with approximately 5,769 people.
However, Veran said the lock is already in effect. “We expect the decline to occur after a period of stabilization. But for this, we must continue to move forward.”