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65 plus individuals can now get AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in France

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The French government has said that older individuals with pre-existing conditions can now receive AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

The country’s health minister stated that those affected by co-morbidities can now be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine, including those aged 65-74 years. Last month, the country had approved use of the vaccine for those aged below 65 only, stating that there was a dearth of data for older people. Studies have revealed, since then, that the vaccine is highly effective among the older people. The health minister mentioned that those aged over 75 years will continue getting either Pfizer or Moderna vaccines in a vaccination center… (BBC, March 2, 2021)
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