February 23, 2024

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Appointments for the third dose vaccine from the age of 65 were opened Monday

Appointments for the third dose vaccine from the age of 65 were opened Monday

From Monday, August 30, people 65 or older, or those with health problems, can make an appointment to receive a third dose of the Kovid-19 vaccine. They can be injected from Wednesday, September 1st.

The High Authority for Health (HAS) first stated that it would begin this week to provide some French people with a third dose of the vaccine against Kovid-19, before it is confirmed by the Council of Ministers on August 25. From Monday, August 30, it will be possible to book a time slot Doctolib, It is useful to take this booster dose, to strengthen the immune system of people aged 65 or over or for people suffering from co-morbidities.

Injections of this third dose of the vaccine will officially begin on Wednesday, September 1 for those concerned, in addition, they must receive their final injection at least six months before this booster. In nursing homes, the recall campaign begins on September 13.

No 3rd dose is required to keep your pass

The vaccines used for this new injection were recommended by HAS as the messenger RNA type, Pfizer and Moderna proposed. The government approved the proposal regardless of the vaccine used in the first dose.

According to the Minister of Health, who spoke on the subject on August 26, “The third dose has no effect on the health pass“Thus, if the vaccinated person does not receive this booster injection, they will still be able to benefit from a valid health pass.

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