In an interview with the “Journal du Dimanche”, the president of the advisory board for the vaccine strategy believes that the level of protection for these populations is no longer optimal. Article written by Published on 06/26/2022 08:05 Updated on 06/26/2022 08:05 Reading time: 1 min. As France faces a seventh wave of the Covid-19 epidemic, Professor Alain Fischer, president of the vaccine strategy advisory council, is beating the vaccination recall for the over 60s and fragile people . In an interview with the Journal du Dimanche dated June 26, he invites them to be administered their second booster vaccination. “Despite the cumulative effect of injections and infections, the level of protection [de ces populations] is no longer optimal. Moreover, the vaccines remain safe: there are no more side effects during a fourth dose. It’s simple, the 8.5 million eligible French people who have not yet received it must go to their pharmacy or their general practitioner, “says the government’s” Mr. vaccines. with a fourth dose the level of neutralizing antibodies rises to the same level as after the third. Protection against severe forms is therefore restored to more than 90% for a certain number of months. Frankly, a shot twice a year is not so terrible!”, He plays down. For Alain Fischer, these repeated vaccination campaigns do not testify to “a relative failure” of messenger RNA vaccines but on the contrary of a “huge success, even if it remains imperfect”: “These vaccines have avoided a very large number of deaths, hospitalizations and confinements. Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by email Share the link
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