Vaccination: deliveries of Pfizer down and AstraZeneca shunned by the French


While France remains largely dependent on deliveries from Pfizer, these will drop over the summer. And the volumes delivered by Moderna will not be enough to bridge this gap.

Will France be able to maintain its vaccination rate this summer? This would require having enough doses delivered by the laboratories. However, uncertainty dominates over the expected volumes, as the summer holidays begin. In this first week of July, 3.8 million doses are expected in the country after a massive delivery in the last week of June (8.1 million). Vaccination in France remains very largely dependent on deliveries from Pfizer (2.4 million doses expected this week). In recent days, this vaccine represented 76% of the first doses injected in France. But deliveries from Pfizer will decline over the summer. After delivering 38 million doses in the second quarter, the American laboratory expects 32 million in the third quarter knowing that 14 million doses are planned for the month of July alone (including the delivery of the 1er August, the week being straddling the two months). So there are 18 million doses left

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