French under-55s given AZ jab to get different second vaccine

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “French under-55s given AZ jab to get different second vaccine” – below is their description.

The French health regulator should say later on Friday that Moderna’s #Covid-19 #vaccine, like those developed by Pfizer and BioNTech , should be used as a second dose for people younger than 55 years who have received the #AstraZeneca vaccine as their first shot, French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Friday. Veran also told RTL radio that France was continuing to encourage the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

About This Source - FRANCE 24 English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from France 24. France 24 is a French state-owned international news television network based in Paris.

Recent from FRANCE 24 English:

  • Observers special report: Life under the Taliban in 2021 • FRANCE 24 English
  • Full steam ahead: The rebirth of France’s Pontivy train station • FRANCE 24 English
  • ‘In 2020, 30 million people were displaced due to climate change’ • FRANCE 24 English
  • In This Story: AstraZeneca

    AstraZeneca plc/AB (LON: AZN) is a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company with its headquarters in Cambridge, United Kingdom and Södertälje, Sweden. Its R&D is concentrated in Cambridge in United Kingdom, Södertälje in Sweden, and Maryland and Toronto in North America.

    3 Recent Items: AstraZeneca

  • ‘Not yet’: Bolsonaro turns down Johnson’s call to get AstraZeneca vaccines
  • PM Boris Johnson praises vaccines while meeting Brazil’s unvaccinated president Jair Bolsonaro
  • Queensland’s ‘Super Vaccination Weekend’ kicks off | 7NEWS
  • In This Story: BioNTech

    BioNTech SE (NASDAQ: BNTX) is a German biotechnology company dedicated to the development and manufacture of active immunotherapies for a patient-specific approach to the treatment of serious diseases.

    5 Recent Items: BioNTech

  • Saving the World
  • Pfizer says data show Covid-19 vaccine safe for children 5 and over • FRANCE 24 English
  • Pfizer Covid Vaccine Safely Boosts Antibodies in Children Ages 5 to 11
  • Pfizer-BioNTech says its COVID-19 vaccine safe, effective in kids aged 5-11
  • Pfizer Says Vaccine Safely Produces Antibodies in Younger Kids
  • In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

    Symptoms of coronavirus

    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

    Latest News about Covid-19

    Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

    5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • As covid-19 patients fill the ICU again, a doctor wonders why it had to be this way
  • This Morning’s Top Headlines – September 21 | Morning News NOW
  • Global Green Power Strategy Views from the Intl Forum for Energy Transition 2021
  • September On Track To Be Deadliest Month For Covid Since Winter Surge
  • Is It A Cough Or Covid? How To Know The Difference | This Morning
  • In This Story: France

    France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.

    6 Recent Items: France

  • Joe Biden to smooth things over with France after AUKUS deal | 7NEWS
  • Observers special report: Life under the Taliban in 2021 • FRANCE 24 English
  • US won’t scrap its submarine deal with Australia despite French fury
  • ‘Crisis of trust’: French FM denounces U.S.-Australia submarine deal
  • Full steam ahead: The rebirth of France’s Pontivy train station • FRANCE 24 English
  • ‘In 2020, 30 million people were displaced due to climate change’ • FRANCE 24 English
  • In This Story: Moderna

    Moderna is an American biotechnology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that focuses on drug discovery, drug development, and vaccine technologies based exclusively on messenger RNA.

    CEO: Stéphane Bancel (2011–)

    Stock ticker: (NASDAQ:MRNA)

    5 Recent Items: Moderna

  • First Moderna doses administered in pharmacies as Pfizer looks to lower eligibility to kids | 7NEWS
  • Queensland’s Moderna vaccine rollout to begin on Wednesday | 7NEWS
  • 300,000 Moderna doses on the way to Melbourne pharmacies | 7NEWS
  • COVID-19 20 Sep | Victoria roadmap, Sydney restrictions loosen, learning from Singapore | ABC News
  • Australia’s Moderna COVID Vaccine boost | 1 million doses arrive | 7NEWS
  • In This Story: Pfizer

    Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City. In 2012, it was one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and ranked 57 on the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

    5 Recent Items: Pfizer

  • Green light for 12 to 15-year-olds in England to get Covid vaccine
  • First Moderna doses administered in pharmacies as Pfizer looks to lower eligibility to kids | 7NEWS
  • Australian kids under 12 could get Pfizer jab before the end of the year | ABC News
  • Queensland children could receive Pfizer vaccines before Christmas | 7NEWS
  • South Australia’s COVID rules around dancing and drinking ease | 7NEWS
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address now, just your name. BUT, if you do add it, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.