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If the logistics and enthusiasm seem to be there with 500,000 injections per day, the figures seem to start to stagnate in the oldest populations and spontaneous volunteers could be lacking as early as the summer. To achieve collective immunity, the challenge is to convince skeptics and antivaccines.
through Anaïs Moran
Should we fear the imminent appearance of a grain of sand in the vaccine machine? In other words, is the final goal of reaching 90% vaccination rate among adults (or 80% of the total population including children), necessary to avoid the peril of an autumn wave, threatened by the imminent risk of shortness of breath? For now, logistics and enthusiasm are at the rendezvous, dictating a pleasing rate of about 500,000 injections per day. The government’s intention of 30 million first-time injections in mid-June should be met. But while all French people over 18 are now authorized to be vaccinated against Covid-19, some are already waving the red flag in the face of the difficulties to come: from this summer, France could no longer find volunteers …