Uncertainties over deliveries weigh on the vaccination campaign
The government wants to have vaccinated 4 million people at the end of February, including 2 million with two doses.
Offer a vaccine to anyone over 75 years of age or suffering from serious comorbidities by April, to anyone over 65 by May and have protected all French adult volunteers before the summer: the objective fixed by Emmanuel Macron can it be held? After a sharp acceleration in the rate of injections from mid-January, the vaccination curve reached a plateau. The average rate of 75,000 injections per day has been dictated by supply constraints for two weeks. The Ministry of Health, which has chosen not to delay the time between the two doses, must indeed set aside half of the deliveries in order to be sure of being able to carry out the second injections.
According to the latest statistics from the Directorate General of Health, more than 1.7 million first doses had been administered Thursday evening, while nearly 190,000 people had received their second injection. A result higher than the initial objective
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