French Health Minister Olivier Ferrand confirmed that the elderly and health workers, especially the vulnerable among them, will have priority in obtaining the Corona vaccine, after the specialists in the French High Health Authority gave the green light to vaccinate citizens with doses of the Pfizer-Biontec vaccine in France.
French Minister of Health on Twitter
The French Minister of Health, Olivier Ferrand, tweeted on his official account on the “Twitter” website, saying: “The green light to use a vaccine Pfizer / BioNTech In France, he also confirms that elderly people living in a group as well as vulnerable health professionals will be given priority. The vaccination campaign will start on Sunday. “
And French media announced that the European Union countries will take security measures to ensure that the doses of the Pfizer-Biontec vaccine arrive and maintain.
In France, the French government, headed by John Castex, instructed municipalities to take safety and security measures in preparation for the arrival of the vaccine.
The doses will initially be accompanied by police cars or even drones in order to monitor transport trucks and their surroundings, and the temporary distribution centers will be kept confidential, from which the vaccine will be transported to hospitals and nursing homes.
The government is anticipating the occurrence of protests by anti-vaccine groups around the storage centers, or terrorist acts targeting these sites, and the authorities said that they had detected electronic spying attempts on these centers.
On Sunday, December 27, 2020, the first phase of the vaccination campaign against Covid-19 begins in France in “two or three” homes for the elderly, to include “several dozen inmates,” according to Health Minister Olivier Ferrand announced last Tuesday.
The minister said that the campaign “will first include two or three houses. One on the Paris side (located) not far from Paris, the other from the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté side, and perhaps a third is still under discussion,” explaining that the first batch of vaccines will be delivered. Saturday”.