Flu: vaccination is advanced and coupled with the “3rd dose” Covid


The High Authority for Health (HAS) invites the French concerned to combine the two injections during the same appointment.

Unlike last year when the omnipresent Sars-Cov-2 did not leave its “competitors” respiratory viruses, in particular influenza, space to circulate, this season is returning to normalcy. Surveillance conducted by Public Health France (SPF) has already made it possible to detect a few sporadic cases in hospitals: nothing but very normal for the season, not yet a sign of pre-epidemic activity, but the launch of the vaccination campaign. against the flu, which had been programmed late in favor of the vaccination against the Covid, was nevertheless brought forward by four days.

The anti-flu campaign will therefore officially start on Friday, October 22 for priority people, who receive a health insurance voucher by mail for 100% coverage. The rest of the population will have to wait until November 22, even if the Directorate General of Health leaves itself the possibility of opening the vaccination to everyone earlier.

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