Sumary of France to roll out Covid-19 booster shots for all adults amid sharp rise in cases:
- Issued on: 25/11/2021 – 12:04 France will make Covid-19 booster jabs available to all adults and reduce the gap from the last jab to five months, Health Minister Olivier Véran announced on Thursday, ruling out curfews and lockdowns to curb a fifth wave of infections.
- Advertising Read more “We still have fate in our hands,” Véran told a press conference in Paris, though warning that the fifth wave of infections “will be longer and tougher” than the fourth.
- The health minister said booster jabs would be available to all people aged 18 or above “as of Saturday”, adding that France had sufficient supplies of vaccines.
- From January 15, Véran added, booster shots will become a requirement for a valid health pass, which is required in France to enter restaurants, cafés, cinemas and museums, among other public venues.