Faced with the influx of requests for appointments to receive a 3rd dose of Covid vaccine – the expansion of the booster dose to all French people was announced a few hours earlier by Olivier Véran – he announced the reopening in the coming days of 300 vaccination centers. These centers will be added to the 1000 that are already operational today. An announcement made to the TF1 newscast, this Thursday evening, November 25.
“The Covid-19 will still be circulating in ten years”
“In the next two months, all French people will have had the opportunity to be vaccinated near their homes”, assured the minister, while the Doctolib platform was saturated after the midday announcements, pushing the platform to set up a waiting system.
“We have more than enough vaccines in stock to vaccinate all those who need to be vaccinated, including those who decide to have their first injection. […] », he hammered, citing the 25 million vaccines in stock.
He also assured that “Every day hundreds of thousands of short-term slots are going to be opened”.
Strengthening of health measures
Faced with the resumption of the epidemic, the government announced earlier in the day a strengthening of health measures, including the opening of the vaccine booster from 18 years and its obligation for the health pass to remain valid. However, no containment is envisaged at this stage.
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More than 500,000 vaccination appointments have been made on Doctolib, according to the platform with Franceinfo at 19 ‘o clock.