By Manon C. Updated September 8, 2021 at 11:29 a.m.Published September 8, 2021 at 11:29 a.m.
The Pfizer vaccine will finally be available in pharmacies but also from doctors, midwives and private nurses, from October 1.
This is news that many AstraZeneca vaccine reluctants have been waiting for a long time and that pharmacists, themselves, impatiently awaited: the Pfizer vaccine will, finally, be available in pharmacies from October 1, according to the Ministry of Health.
Also concerned are doctors, midwives and private nurses. Since last spring, the pharmacist unionss claimed, in fact, the availability of the Pfizer vaccine in pharmacies.
Also, while pharmacists could already, since the end of August, reserve doses of Pfizer but only intended for Ehpad, orders for Pfizer vaccine doses will be open to liberal caregivers in the during the month of september. In the figures, 157,000 doses had already been reserved by pharmacists last week, for delivery scheduled for Thursday or Friday.
“The next step is Pfizer for all effectors in town” the health ministry said, pointing out that “the first doses will be available from October 1st”. In order to hold this “deadline”, the orders will be “open during the month of September” by following a timetable yet to be determined.
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