"We are in no rush for vaccination," said Agnès Firmin Le Bodo

“We are in no rush for vaccination,” said Agnès Firmin Le Bodo

The Minister Delegate for Health Professions spoke on Wednesday morning about this virus, with 2,000 declared cases in the country.

Invited on Wednesday morning by the RMC, the Minister Delegate for Health Professions, Agnès Firmin Le Bodo, responded to the criticism that the implementation of vaccination against monkeypox is late: “I do not understand this objective test, the high authority gave an opinion on July 8 about vaccination, on July 11 the Regional Health Agencies were able to order vaccines. “.

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The minister also assured about the doses available: “ Now, every Thursday, the centers receive the doses“. “ We have a sufficient number of vaccines and France is the first country to introduce vaccination to ensure prevention against this virus.“, he added. In addition, Agnès Firmin Le Bodo considers that at the moment, there is no urgency for vaccination: “ The goal is to vaccinate all the people who want to be, but we are not in a hurry for vaccination.»

Possibility to make an appointment with CGIDD

There is a possibility to make an appointment at the free Screening & Diagnosis Information Centers“said the minister about the measures to vaccinate. He believes that this smallpox probably has “ability to encourage young people to go to information and vaccination centers“.

Also asked about the spread of the virus throughout the population, the minister confirmed that there is currently “ 17 sick women and two children“. “We must also use what we have learned from the health crisis: that is, treat with humility and carefully follow the evolution around this virus.“, he concluded.

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