The French health authority presents the country’s vaccination plan against Covid-19


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                L'autorité nationale de la santé française a dévoilé lundi sa stratégie de déploiement de la vaccination en cinq étapes, qui vise à donner la priorité aux personnes âgées et aux personnes les plus exposées au Covid-19. 

                                    <p>Le déploiement en France du vaccin Covid-19 devrait débuter fin décembre ou début janvier.  L'autorité sanitaire nationale française, la Haute Autorité de Santé, a présenté un plan en cinq étapes pour donner la priorité aux personnes les plus vulnérables.

Phase I: The country’s top priority is to vaccinate the approximately 650,000 elderly residents living in nursing homes.

Phase II: vaccines for people over 75, then for people over 65 with co-morbidities (this is the presence of one or more additional medical conditions often concomitant or coexisting with a primary condition) , and finally all other people aged 65 to 74.

Phase III: Vaccinate people over 50, then people under 50 with co-morbidities.

Phase IV: People who have been in high-risk contact with coronavirus cases would then be offered a vaccine.

Phase V: All other people over the age of 18 without comorbidities. But vaccination will not be compulsory in France.

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