The effect of vaccination on the epidemic is already visible


According to models carried out by the Institut Pasteur, 90% of the adult population must be vaccinated, in the absence of other control measures, to achieve collective immunity making it possible to block any resumption of the epidemic.

The acceleration of the vaccination campaign will be the key to a successful exit from the crisis. According to models carried out by the Institut Pasteur, 90% of the adult population must be vaccinated, in the absence of other control measures, to achieve collective immunity making it possible to block any resumption of the epidemic. As of May 17, 20.6 million people have received at least one dose of vaccine in France (or 39% of the major population) and 8.9 million are fully vaccinated (17%). The government has set itself the goal of protecting 30 million people by mid-June (58% of adults).

Hence the sense of urgency which guides the organization of the campaign. “Our goal is to continue increasing injections to maintain a very high constant rate in the centers for the next four weeks”, we explain to the Directorate General of Health, welcoming “An exceptional mobilization” actors in the field. The ministry is counting on an increase in

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