Classics Vaccination against Covid-19: how the government wants to speed up the campaign

12:32  05 march  2021
12:32  05 march  2021 Source:   lejdd.fr

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Le gouvernement souhaite qu'au moins 20 millions de Français soient vaccinés d'ici mi-mai, soit toutes les personnes de plus de 50 ans volontaires.  © Reuters

The government wants at least 20 million French people to be vaccinated by mid-May, i.e. all people over 50 years of age who volunteer .

A boost. Containment which is not "inevitable" in return for massive screening and an effort on vaccination against Covid-19. Prime Minister Jean Castex said Thursday during his press conference that he wanted the campaign to accelerate "significantly" in the 23 departments placed under increased surveillance. The opening "of a maximum of vaccination centers" has been requested in the territories concerned, assured the Minister of Health Olivier Véran. From this weekend, new slots will be available.

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Objective 20 million. According to the latest figures released, 3.2 million people have so far received a first injection, and more than 1.7 million have been vaccinated with two doses. The government announces its objective: "at least 20 million people" by mid-May, that is to say all over 50 years volunteers. By the summer, he estimates that enough doses will be received to have offered vaccination to 30 million people, or two-thirds of the population over 18 years. Dose deliveries should thus increase in the coming weeks: from 7 million in January and February to 22 million in March and April.

135,000 doses. In detail, 135,000 new doses of anti-Covid vaccines will be allocated to priority departments placed under reinforced surveillance, announced Jean Castex, who calls for "general mobilization". Pas-de-Calais, the only new department confined for the weekend, will receive 10,000 additional doses. In Nice, another city concerned with 63 municipalities on the coast of the Alpes-Maritimes by localized containment, 4,000 Pfizer doses and 8,000 AstraZeneca doses will be released and inoculated before Sunday. The department will also receive 12,000 additional doses.

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Vaccination weekend planned in Paris. In the capital, 11,000 doses will be delivered and 20 vaccination centers will be open all weekend. They will welcome Parisians over 75 or with comorbidities already on the waiting lists. The slots for receiving the injection are accessible via Doctolib or a unique information number. The city has also launched a call for volunteers to administer the doses, due to "the exceptional hourly amplitude of the centers". Thursday, a vaccination campaign was launched in popular neighborhoods. More broadly, according to AFP, 44,000 doses should be directed to Ile-de-France for massive injections during the weekend.

Pharmacies enter the countryside. As of the week of March 15, injections will be authorized in pharmacies for people over 50 years of age who present with comorbidity. Without medical prescriptions, the people concerned will be able to go directly to the pharmacy to receive an injection of AstraZeneca.

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Extended conditions for those over 50 years old. People aged 50 to 74 will be able to be vaccinated with AstraZeneca serum, even if they have "no particular pathology" from mid-April, ie a month earlier than initially planned. On Monday, the Minister of Health Olivier Véran had already announced that people aged 65 to 74, presenting "risks of co-morbidity", could now receive this vaccine.

Caregivers invited to be vaccinated. The Prime Minister also "solemnly" invited staff working in residences for the elderly to be vaccinated "very quickly". Ditto for "doctors, nurses, midwives, nursing assistants, home helpers". A strong recommendation that could turn into an obligation if the numbers do not increase. "If (the incentive) were not enough, then we could consider a referral to the National Consultative Ethics Council which would be able to tell us whether to go beyond," said Olivier Véran.

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