The Minister Delegate for the Health Professions spoke on Wednesday morning about this virus, which has 2,000 declared cases in the country.
Invited on Wednesday morning on RMC, the Minister Delegate for the Health Professions, Agnès Firmin Le Bodo, reacted to criticism that the implementation of vaccination against monkeypox was too late: “I do not understand this trial of intent, the high authority gives an opinion on July 8 on vaccination, on July 11 the Regional Health Agencies were able to order the vaccines “.
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The Minister also reassured about the doses available: “ Now, every Thursday, the centers receive the doses“. “ We have a sufficient number of vaccines and France was the first country to set up vaccination to be able to ensure prevention against this virus.“, she added. In addition, Agnès Firmin Le Bodo considers that at present, there is no urgency for vaccination: “ The objective is to vaccinate all the people who wish to be able to be, but we are not in a rush for vaccination.»
Possibility to make an appointment in the CGIDD
“ There is the possibility of making an appointment at the free Screening & Diagnosis Information Centers“said the minister about the steps to get vaccinated. She believes that this smallpox will possibly have the “ability to encourage young people to go to information and vaccination centers“.
Asked also about the spread of the virus to the entire population, the minister confirmed that there are currently “ 17 sick women and two children“. “We must also use what we have learned from the health crisis: that is to say, treat with humility and carefully follow the evolution around this virus.“, she concluded.
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