France decided to integrate pharmacies in the campaign to combat the Corona epidemic by allowing them to vaccinate citizens who want the “AstraZeneca” vaccine without other vaccines, due to the simplicity of dealing with it logistically.
Yesterday, Monday, French government spokesman Gabriel Atal said in his intervention on France 5 television that “pharmacists will be mobilized in the vaccination campaign” and “they will be able to practice vaccination, of course, because we need them.”
He added, “If doing so is out of their reach until now, because the vaccines that we have are” Pfizer / Biontech “and” Moderna “which have necessities in the field of storage (…) objectively, it makes it difficult for the pharmacist to do it in his institution While the matter is different for “AstraZeneca” … “.
This government move comes while waiting for Paris to receive its first shipments of the “AstraZeneca” vaccine, after the European Medicines Agency approved its use Friday.
Source: “France 5” TV channel / French newspaper “Ouest France” / French newspaper “20 Minutes”