Pfizer, Moderna ... The combination of vaccines

Government spokesman calls on the French people to have “absolute confidence” in vaccines

On Saturday, the government’s spokesperson demonstrated his “absolute confidence in all vaccines provided” against COVID-19, even by mixing Pfizer and Modern.

Deciding to set an example to encourage the population to vaccinate against the fifth wave of the epidemic, Gabriel Attal received his booster dose under the eyes of cameras at the vaccination center in the Velizy 2 shopping complex, in the Paris region. .

The spokesperson was pleased to see the campaign “gaining momentum” with a “record” of 780,000 injections on Friday. “Every day, hundreds of thousands of vaccination boxes are added to the appointment platforms.”

He wanted to respond to some’s mixed reception of the Moderna vaccine – authorized from age 30 due to an increased risk of myocarditis – and reluctance to confuse vaccines used for different doses. The spokesperson called for “absolute confidence in all vaccines offered,” Pfizer and Moderna, which use the same messenger RNA technology. Mixing “is not a risk, and studies show slightly better protection” with different vaccines, he said.

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