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“We have held together, continue to remain united, united and responsible”, urged the President of the Republic, encouraging the French to make an appointment for to get vaccinated.
The vaccine booster against Covid-19 – most often a third dose – is open to everyone since Saturday 27 November. It will be mandatory from January 15, 2022 to keep your health pass, if the last injection was more than five months old. For those over 65 for whom the vaccination was opened earlier, the deadline was set for mid-December.
“The Head of State intends to set an example and support the vaccine boost”, confides a source of the executive to franceinfo. Emmanuel Macron had contracted the Covid in December 2020, with symptoms of fatigue, headaches and dry cough he had then described, and had been isolated for this for seven days. He then received a first dose of vaccine at the end of May.
Since Olivier Véran’s announcements on this recall, more than 3 million appointments have been made. Dimanhe, the Minister of Health indicated that “over the last two days, 700,000” people had been injected with a booster dose.
“I hope that we can arrive or come very close to the 10 million French people who have received their recall by the end of this week,” the minister said.
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