Offbeat COVID-19: first vaccines produced in France
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The President of the Emmanuel Macron Republic welcomed the production of some 250 million doses of CVIV-19 vaccines in France.
The first anti-Covid-19 vaccines on French soil have been set in vial Wednesday, confirmed the subcontractor Delpharm in charge of the operation, an event greeted by the President Emmanuel Macron even though doses will not be intended for French.
"It started this morning," said the AFP the Delpharm group, which set to Eure -All these vaccines Pfizer / Biontech, confirming an announcement a few minutes earlier by Mr. Macron on Twitter. "250 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines produced in France in 2021: That's our goal," welcomed Mr. Macron.
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"It starts concretely today with the first Biontech-Pfizer vaccines products on the Delpharm de Saint-Remy-sur-Avre website: Congratulations to all the teams!" He greeted. The vaccines in question were delivered Tuesday in bulk in Delpharm from the Biontech plant in Marburg in Germany, where they are manufactured. Delpharm is responsible for putting them in the flasks that will be in fine distributed to the vaccinators."250 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines produced in France in 2021: That's our goal," welcomed Mr. Macron.
even if they come out today from the french plant, they will not immediately be injected because it will take almost a month to certify them.
afterwards, they will not be specifically dedicated to the French. Delpharm stated the AFP that the proportion should correspond to the European Union's anti-COVID vaccine quota for France on all of its orders, about 15%.
By a few days, a Delpharm competitor will begin to set up Moderna vaccines in Indre-et-Loire. At the end of May, Fareva will take care of the curevac vaccine - not yet approved in the EU - in the Eure and the Pyrenees-Atlantic. Finally, the Giant Sanofi will lend from this summer hand to his competitor Johnson & Johnson by bottling his vaccine, next to Lyon.
Already approved in the EU but subject to restrictions for some age groups, the AstraZeneca vaccine is not for the time supposed to be bottled in France.
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