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France begins Covid-19 vaccination for all over-50s

France begins Covid-19 vaccination for all over-50s

Paris, May 10 (Prensa Latina) France on Monday began Covid-19 vaccination for people over 50 years of age, as part of the Government goal of immunizing 30 million by mid-June.
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President Emmanuel Macron had announced last week the expansion of the process, following the opening of a vaccination center in Paris.

The campaign faces challenges such as the fear that many people have to be vaccinated with the Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical AstraZeneca vaccine, due to some side effects reported, despite that these are isolated cases.

Taking into account that tens of thousands of doses of this vaccine must be administered, Prime Minister Jean Castex insisted over the weekend that the shot, reserved for those over 55 years of age, is safe.

According to the Ministry of Health, 17.8 million people, 26 percent of the French population, have received until Sunday at least the first dose of one of the Covid-19 vaccines, while 7.7 million, 11.6 percent, have been given the two doses.


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