Covid-19: should students and workers be vaccinated as a priority?

THE CHEKING PROCESS – This is what Professor Didier Sicard, former president of the National Consultative Ethics Committee, proposed. What would be the advantages and disadvantages of such a strategy?

THE QUESTION. On social networks, there were already many students complaining about the vaccination strategy established by the government. In contrast in terms of the age of the priority public, they could not be vaccinated for several months, they regretted for some.

But last week, it was a better known voice, and recognized, which took up this argument. “I think we should start by vaccinating students (and more broadly) those whose social life is so disrupted. The priority should be for those with the highest risk of contamination», Declared in the morning of Radio Classique Le Figaro Prof. Didier Sicard, former president of the National Consultative Ethics Committee and specialist in internal medicine. Does this proposal, completely contrary to the French vaccination strategy, make scientific sense?

CHECKS. And let us first remember that the French strategy – starting with vulnerable people and then extending as quickly as possible to the rest of the population – is the one that prevails throughout the world …

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