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Covid-19: will France keep its vaccination targets?

2021-05-09T05:11:09.019Z

Despite delays in deliveries and the poor image of AstraZeneca's product, is the target of 30 million French people vaccinated in mid-June achievable?



THE QUESTION.

Thursday, Emmanuel Macron announced that all over 50 could be vaccinated from May 10, and that from the 12 everyone could benefit, without age limit.

Non-priority audiences will thus be able to benefit from the slots left vacant.

"

We do not want to waste any dose whatsoever,

" explained the President of the Republic to justify this measure.

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There is probably behind these surprise announcements the desire to speed up the vaccination campaign to avoid any rebound in the epidemic by the summer.

But could that also hide a concern, that of not reaching the goal of 30 million French people vaccinated on June 15?

Between late deliveries and poor image of AstraZeneca's product, is there a risk that the campaign will stagnate in the weeks to come?

CHECKS.

On the evening of May 6 we counted, according to the Directorate General of Health, a little over 17 million people who had received at least one dose.

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Source: lefigaro

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