Covid-19: why the expansion of the booster dose was imposed on the government

Olivier Véran, Minister of Health and Jean-Michel Blanquer, Minister of Education, during the situation update on Covid-19 of November 25, 2021. JULIEN MUGUET FOR “THE WORLD” The executive is boosting the vaccine booster campaign against Covid-19. Olivier Véran announced, Thursday, November 25, an expansion of the booster dose to all of the adult population. From … Read more

Olivier Véran’s announcements in the face of the fifth wave of Covid-19: vaccine booster, health pass, mask in closed places

It is not at this stage considered “No confinement, no curfew” to fight against the fifth wave of the Covid-19 epidemic that France is currently experiencing and which is “Undoubtedly stronger, longer than (…) that of this summer “, began by reassuring, Thursday, November 25, the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, by introducing the measures … Read more

Covid-19: “The health pass must be used to accelerate the booster doses”

Tribune. The loss of control over the epidemic in Austria has led to a new containment and compulsory vaccination. Do we want this in France? Certainly not. And yet, at the current rate, we will be in a similar situation in a few days. How can we avoid the setbacks that are already looming across … Read more

Vaccination against Covid-19: the United States authorizes a booster dose for all adults

The announcement comes as the number of SARS-CoV-2 infections is on the rise again in the United States, with an average of 85,000 new cases per day (up from around 70,000 at the end of October), and about 1,000 deaths per day. DAVID ZALUBOWSKI / AP The American health authorities gave their authorization, Friday, November … Read more

Covid-19: in France, the High Authority for Health is paving the way for a booster dose from the age of 40

Vaccination center in Ancenis-Saint-Gereon, in Loire-Atlantique, November 17, 2021. STEPHANE MAHE / REUTERS Emmanuel Macron had announced it: the High Authority of Health (HAS) lowered the age from which a booster dose against Covid-19 – for most people, this is a third injection of the vaccine – is recommended. Except that the independent authority went … Read more

Covid-19: for people over 65, a health pass conditional on a vaccine booster

A senior woman receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19, in Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), on November 9, 2021. STEPHANE MAHE / REUTERS While the vaccine campaign against Covid-19 has stagnated for a few weeks in terms of first-time injections, the executive chooses to shift into second gear on the front of booster doses. ” … Read more