The epidemic rebound is still limited, but it is now undeniable.
For the past few days, the Covid incidence curve has been rising again, a sign of an acceleration in new cases (around 50,000 yesterday and a weekly growth of 49%).
The responsible are the BA.4 and BA.5 strains of the Omicron variant, which represent more than half of the new cases in France.
A context which justifies continuing and even accelerating the vaccination campaign for the second reminder of people at risk, recalled the Ministry of Health on Tuesday.
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Covid-19: towards a new back-to-school vaccination campaign for those over 65
This fourth dose has already been recommended for people over 80 and severely immunocompromised since mid-March.
In early April, the target was extended to over 60s.
These people have in common that their protection against severe forms of Covid declines more rapidly than a younger adult, in whom they remain stable.
“Thanks to the scientific data that is beginning to accumulate, especially in Israel, we know that protection against…
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