Coronavirus in France, the situation on Saturday April 17, 2021

Published by My B. · Photos by My B. · Published on 17 April 2021 at 08h30 · Updated on 17 April 2021 at 09h14
Discover the situation in France as for the Covid-19 epidemic on Saturday April 17, 2021. Where is the Covid-19 epidemic at in France? According to the latest data, 331 additional deaths and 36,442 new cases in 24h have been reported. The symbolic threshold of 100,000 dead to Coronavirus has been exceeded in France. Discover the latest measures instated, restrictions set up, the latest news about the vaccination campaign, therapies and the latest overall data.

Here is the live situation in France as of Saturday April 17, 2021 as for the Covid-19 pandemic. Restrictions, cancelations, schools, aids, and other measures, here are the latest news and the main news to retain.

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Here are the latest data as for the Covid-19 epidemic in France. According to Santé Publique France’s latest data, France reports +331 more deaths in 24h. This Friday 16 April 2021, the death toll includes +306 hospital deaths and +25 in nursing homes. +36,442 new cases have been reported in 24h.

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What is the health situation in France as of Friday 16 April 2021? Let us have a look at the indicators enabling to assess the evolution of the epidemic in each region.

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While the epidemic situation in France hangs on a thread given the presence of variants, the government is working hard to prepare the lockdown exit “from mid-May”, as President Macron promised on March 31 in the evening. Progressive reopening of cultural places and terraces depending on the circulation of the virus in each territory, acceleration of the vaccination campaign, “long-term” health guidelines: at the top of the State, all credible options are taken into account to meet the Head of State’s ambitious goal. But including – as often – zero health certitude.

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Because of Covid-19 variants and to guarantee longer immunity to people vaccinated with the Pfizer solution, the laboratory CEO warned that booster shots were likely to be needed by six to twelve months, then followed by one shot every year.

Covid : vers une anonymisation des doses de vaccins en France ?Covid : vers une anonymisation des doses de vaccins en France ?Covid : vers une anonymisation des doses de vaccins en France ?Covid : vers une anonymisation des doses de vaccins en France ? Covid: vaccine doses to be anonymized in France?
As more and more French distrust some Covid vaccines, Europe 1 radio station reports the Health Minister is considering anonymizing doses and therefore no longer tell the name of the vaccine given to the person during the appointment.

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After recording a decline in the incidence rate in early April, the coronavirus epidemic kicks off once again in Paris and Île-de-France with a boom in new cases.

Covid : 100 000 morts en France, quel est le profil des victimes ?Covid : 100 000 morts en France, quel est le profil des victimes ?Covid : 100 000 morts en France, quel est le profil des victimes ?Covid : 100 000 morts en France, quel est le profil des victimes ? Covid: 100,000 dead in France, what is the profile of the victims?
France has just exceeded 100,000 dead to Covid-19. A tragic milestone enabling to establish a typical profile of the victims to this pandemic.

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According to several elected representatives who attended the Covid crisis meeting this Thursday April 15 with Emmanuel Macron, terraces and museums are the first places to reopen when lockdown is lifted. A reopening starting from mid-May confirmed by Gabriel Attal this Thursday as well, along with the reopening of stores if the health conditions enable to do so.

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This Monday April 12, Roche and Regeneron laboratories have issued results from phase 3 of their clinical trial for a treatment against Covid, a cocktail of casirivimab and imdevimab able to cut the risk of transmitting the virus within populations.

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It has been over a year since the coronavirus epidemic broke out in France. This Thursday April 15, 2021 marks a dire milestone: the country exceeded the threshold of 100,000 dead.

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This Thursday April 15, 2021, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was still halted - as decided two days ago - for another week in the USA after suspicious cases of thrombosis in vaccinated people have been reported. Yet, the vaccine enjoyed emergency use approval by the regulator this past February 27.

Covid : Air France va tester un "Pass" sanitaire numérique pour voyager vers les AntillesCovid : Air France va tester un "Pass" sanitaire numérique pour voyager vers les AntillesCovid : Air France va tester un "Pass" sanitaire numérique pour voyager vers les AntillesCovid : Air France va tester un "Pass" sanitaire numérique pour voyager vers les Antilles Covid: towards new travel restrictions with the hardest-hit countries
As France has just halted flights from and to Brazil, this Monday April 19, 2021, the French government is expected to present new travel restrictions with the most at-risk countries.

Coronavirus dans le monde : 930 morts aux États-Unis, 886 en Inde et 754 au Brésil en 24hCoronavirus dans le monde : 930 morts aux États-Unis, 886 en Inde et 754 au Brésil en 24hCoronavirus dans le monde : 930 morts aux États-Unis, 886 en Inde et 754 au Brésil en 24hCoronavirus dans le monde : 930 morts aux États-Unis, 886 en Inde et 754 au Brésil en 24h Coronavirus in the world as of Saturday 17 April 2021: latest case and death tolls in 24h per country
The whole world has been facing the unprecedented coronavirus health crisis almost a year now. 139,168,467 coronavirus cases have been reported and over 3,001,586 people have died of Covid-19 worldwide. Discover the toll in countries and the evolution around the world as of Saturday 17 April 2021. Primary school pupils in Italy return to school. Denmark launches their Covid pass. Argentina instates curfew for the first time.

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Discover the latest news regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Paris and Ile-de-France. As of Saturday April 17, 2021, let us have a look at the news in Paris and its surroundings, the restrictions and the evolution of the disease. Closure of schools, and nationwide lockdown restrictions have been announced. Discover the latest restrictions instated and all the latest announcements made in the Paris area.

Coronavirus : que faire en cas de symptômes ou en cas de doute ?Coronavirus : que faire en cas de symptômes ou en cas de doute ?Coronavirus : que faire en cas de symptômes ou en cas de doute ?Coronavirus : que faire en cas de symptômes ou en cas de doute ? Coronavirus: alarming Covid symptoms and test
The coronavirus epidemic is hitting France, and if you have any doubts about the symptoms of this virus, here is everything you need to know and do in case of contamination if you happen to be in France.

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Coronavirus : "l'heure est grave" alerte Gabriel Attal, porte-parole du gouvernementCoronavirus : "l'heure est grave" alerte Gabriel Attal, porte-parole du gouvernementCoronavirus : "l'heure est grave" alerte Gabriel Attal, porte-parole du gouvernementCoronavirus : "l'heure est grave" alerte Gabriel Attal, porte-parole du gouvernement Covid: “The last wave is not behind us” Gabriel Attal reminds
French government spokesman considers the health situation is far from having fully recovered. Even though Covid-19 markers are very slightly decreasing in some areas, Gabriel Attal speaks about a "very contrasted" health situation in France; reminding on the same occasion the third wave of the epidemic currently hitting France has not passed yet. President Macron is expected to present the detailed reopening protocol in the coming days.

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And what if the cure against coronavirus already exists? In September 2020, searchers from Lille Institut Pasteur discovered the existence of a molecule potentially active against the virus and, in all likelihood, not leading to side effects. Promising trials likely to soon start in human.

Covid : le variant brésilien est-il très présent en France ?Covid : le variant brésilien est-il très présent en France ?Covid : le variant brésilien est-il très présent en France ?Covid : le variant brésilien est-il très présent en France ? Covid: is the Brazilian variant very common in France?
Brazil and its variants have the international community very worried: this strain of the virus is particularly contagious and dangerous. Even though not very common in France so far, it remains feared.

Covid : le manque d'exercice, facteur de risque de forme grave de la maladie ?Covid : le manque d'exercice, facteur de risque de forme grave de la maladie ?Covid : le manque d'exercice, facteur de risque de forme grave de la maladie ?Covid : le manque d'exercice, facteur de risque de forme grave de la maladie ? Covid: lack of physical exercise likely to lead to severe disease?
Physical inactivity could be a risk factor leading to severe Covid-19, a recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found.

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Two treatments against Covid are being studied, but have delivered encouraging primary results… This is what Pfizer France director David Lepoittevin announced this Friday April 9, stating that one of them was to be given orally, the other one intravenously. Two medicines that – if trials show effectiveness – could complete the existing arsenal amid the fight against coronavirus.

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As mainland France is going through the third hybrid lockdown, the Senate has been claiming for museum and all cultural places to reopen as soon as lockdown is lifted.

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As Covid Brazilian variant has French doctors worried, and that even though technically closed, borders do not prevent potentially contaminated people to travel, this Tuesday April 13, Jean Castex announced at the National Assembly that flights between the two countries are halted until further notice.

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As Covid-19 contamination rates worldwide keep on growing for the seventh week in a row, the World Health Organization considers a critical threshold has been reached. Authorities condemn totally irresponsible behaviors "in some countries", while vaccination is slipping in Europe and other places in the world. A few months ago already, the body warned on the possibility of other pandemic - more severe than Covid - were likely to break out in a more or less distant future.

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According to two new studied released on Monday April 12 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, the Covid UK variant is not likely to lead to more severe virus, but confirms it is more transmissible. The two studies go contrary to another publication issued on March 10, 2021, in the British Medical Journal, the UK variant is said to be 64% more deadly than classic Covid.

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Europe has reached one million Covid-19 deaths, since the virus has been discovered in China over a year ago. France – now exceeding 99,000 deaths – is one of the hardest-hit countries on the Old Continent.

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Invited on TF1 this April 12 in the evening, Head of the Scientific Committee Jean-François Delfraissy said there will probably "be a new major viral spread in the Fall", estimating the country will "definitely exit the crisis in 2022".

Covid : les autotests vendus en pharmacie sont-ils réellement utiles ?Covid : les autotests vendus en pharmacie sont-ils réellement utiles ?Covid : les autotests vendus en pharmacie sont-ils réellement utiles ?Covid : les autotests vendus en pharmacie sont-ils réellement utiles ? Covid: are self-test kits sold in pharmacies really useful?
Covid-19 self-test kits are available starting Monday April 12 in pharmacies. These new tests are to be taken at home to detect coronavirus within 20 minutes. Yet, many doctors have noticed these tests deliver rather inconclusive results. Are they really useful, then?

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Pfizer covid vaccine is said to be less effective against the South African variant... This is at least what an Israeli study found on the matter, stating this strain is likely to "break through" the vaccine. The study shifts focus of the results from the previous study carried out by the American laboratory, explaining their vaccine was working for at least six months against all variants, and especially the South African strain.

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They are likely to be fought over in the coming days. Self-test kits are available in pharmacies starting this April 12, 2021 in France. Thanks to a swab put in one’s nose, this system enables a simple and quick self-test. But then, how to use it properly? The Health Minister has issued recommendations.

Covid : Johnson & Johnson demande une autorisation pour son vaccin en urgence aux Etats-UnisCovid : Johnson & Johnson demande une autorisation pour son vaccin en urgence aux Etats-UnisCovid : Johnson & Johnson demande une autorisation pour son vaccin en urgence aux Etats-UnisCovid : Johnson & Johnson demande une autorisation pour son vaccin en urgence aux Etats-Unis Johnson & Johnson vaccine to be delivered to France sooner than expected
As Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been delivered earlier than expected, on April 12 instead of June, the day after, on Tuesday April 13, the laboratory announced they were delaying its deployment on the Old Continent because of suspicious cases of thrombosis reported to the FDA who initiated an investigation.

Covid : les autotests autorisés par la Haute Autorité de SantéCovid : les autotests autorisés par la Haute Autorité de SantéCovid : les autotests autorisés par la Haute Autorité de SantéCovid : les autotests autorisés par la Haute Autorité de Santé Covid: pharmacists are not ready to sell self-test kits starting April 12
Self-test kits are available on sale in pharmacies starting Apirl 12. Yet, pharmacists warn they are not ready to sell them when stores open at 8 a.m. this Monday: they are still waiting for competent bodies' official instructions.

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Olivier Véran announced in an interview with Journal du Dimanche that the time period between the two doses of vaccine will be extended to 42 days for patients given the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.

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In the night of Friday April 9, 2021, the police intervened in a clandestine restaurant in Paris 19th arrondissement. The 110 people on site have been fined for breaking curfew and health guidelines. The host and the manager have been remanded in custody.

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After weeks of restrictions, it is time to first assess the effectiveness of the “curbing measures” decided by the executive. With incidence rates dropping since March 31 in Île-de-France and Hauts-de-France, it seems the third wave of Covid-19 has peaked, even though the hospital pressure does not lower, especially in intensive care units. Cautious, doctors and observers would rather not tell about the possibility of a better controlled pandemic by mid-May.

Covid : les tests de dépistage par prélèvement nasopharyngé sont-ils dangereux ?Covid : les tests de dépistage par prélèvement nasopharyngé sont-ils dangereux ?Covid : les tests de dépistage par prélèvement nasopharyngé sont-ils dangereux ?Covid : les tests de dépistage par prélèvement nasopharyngé sont-ils dangereux ? Covid: are nasopharyngeal swab tests dangerous?
The Académie nationale de Médicine – or National Academy of Medicine – alerts on the potential danger of nasopharyngeal swab tests. These tests could cause “a breach in the anterior skull base associated with a risk of meningitis.

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“AstraZeneca vaccine is recommended and must be used in compliance with the age recommendations”, Emmanuel Macron stated this Friday April 9, 2021 when visiting Saint-Remy-sur-Avre.

Visuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris Louvre Reopening from mid-May: Alain Fischer remains cautious and does not know if this goal could be met
Are come of places closed be able to reopen on May 15, as told this March 31 by Emmanuel Macron during his address? Entrusted with the French vaccinal strategy, Alain Fischer remains cautious because of the very active spread of the virus in the country. Invited on LCI this April 8, he said he does “not know if this goal could be met on May 15”.

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Is the contamination curve inversing? Has the third epidemic wave peaked in France already? This is what some experts think, noticing a decrease in new contamination cases and the incidence rate in French departments complying with “massive curbing measures” for three weeks already. Keep reading to find out more.

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As the health emergency is to last until June 1, 2021, the government now intends to put an end to this exceptional system - created in March 2020 to respond to the legal framework related to Covid-19 pandemic stakes. A bill is expected from April 28 in Ministerial Council and to be voted around May 10 at the National Assembly.

Covid : faut-il aussi vacciner les enfants ? Alain Fischer envisage cette possibilité Covid : faut-il aussi vacciner les enfants ? Alain Fischer envisage cette possibilité Covid : faut-il aussi vacciner les enfants ? Alain Fischer envisage cette possibilité Covid : faut-il aussi vacciner les enfants ? Alain Fischer envisage cette possibilité Vaccinating children: the key to reach herd immunity against Covid-19?
At the beginning of the vaccination campaign in France, Alain Fischer told Le Parisien that “perhaps we shall vaccinate children someday” because of coronavirus variants. As for Health Minister Olivier Véran, he said it was not on the agenda for now. In April 2021, vaccinating children is back on the table.

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An in-depth study released this Wednesday April 7 focuses on the psychiatric and neurological issues caused by Covid-19 in now-recovered patients. One person in three has reported mood disorders and anxiety int he six months following infection.

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This past late January, French-Austrian laboratory Valvena has announced they have launched the production of their own Covid vaccine, as it has not even completed the clinical trials yet. A leap of faith in order to improve shipping timeline, because the United-Kingdom already order 190 million doses. Currently completing phase 2, the clinical trial seems conclusive and might start phase three by the end of April.

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Where does it come from, how did it contaminate the entire planet in a matter of months, how to get rid of this? The Covid-19 raised many questions and some of them remain answerless. What do we know about the virus that changed our lives in less than a year? Keep reading to find out more.

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After the Medicines Agency confirmed the existence of a "rare" risk of atypical thrombosis, this Tuesday April 6, the European Medicines Agency declares there is indeed a link between the vaccine and the creation of blood clots. The day after, on Wednesday April 7, the European regulator announced in a press brief they list blood clots as one of vaccine rare adverse effects.

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After M6 TV channel broadcasted a story about clandestine dinners in Paris and indiscretion about ministers attending them, pressure has risen on social networks, especially on Twitter. With the hashtag #Onveutlesnoms - #Wewantthenames – anonymous people are looking for people who attended these private dinners for €200 per guest, as all restaurants have been closed since October 28, 2020. The day after the polemic, the Secretary of the Interior denounces rumors and claims no minister attended these illegal dinners. M6 Société des Journalistes - Journalist Society - has issued a statement to advocate for their news and sources that are reliable.

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Life is to get back to normal, a post-covid life is coming soon, but on some conditions… This Tuesday April 6, the Institut Pasteur has unveiled likely estimated scenarios to exit the crisis this Fall, depending on the vaccination rate in France. Keep reading to find out more!

Covid : jusqu'à quand devrons-nous porter le masque en France ?Covid : jusqu'à quand devrons-nous porter le masque en France ?Covid : jusqu'à quand devrons-nous porter le masque en France ?Covid : jusqu'à quand devrons-nous porter le masque en France ? Covid: until when are facemasks compulsory in France?
Over a year after the epidemic broke out, new accessories are now ultimate in one’s life including facemasks and hand sanitizer. Yet, many French would better get rid of them. Until when are facemasks compulsory in France?

Paris : les classes de primaire de l'école Sainte-Louise fermées en raison du Covid Paris : les classes de primaire de l'école Sainte-Louise fermées en raison du Covid Paris : les classes de primaire de l'école Sainte-Louise fermées en raison du Covid Paris : les classes de primaire de l'école Sainte-Louise fermées en raison du Covid Closed schools: Macron confirms nursery and primary schools reopen on April 26
Faced with the third wave, this past March 31, the French President has announced all schools must close, namely daycares, schools, junior high schools, and high schools, in France, starting Friday April 2, 2021 at the end of the day and for three weeks. On Apirl 6, President Macron confirmed nursery and primary schools will reopen on April 26, as expected.

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According to news from our peers from Journal du Dimanche, the manufacturing of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is to begin in France, at Delpharm, an expert in packing pharmaceutical product, starting Wednesday April 7. This is the very first Covid vaccine produced in France. In all 250 million doses are to be issued by the end of the year, according to Industry Minister Agnès Pannier-Runacher.

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As the Covid vaccination campaign is growing in France, more and more French seem to be giving Moderna vaccine the cold shoulder yet said to be effective and statistically safer than other rivals’ products. For what reason? Keep reading to find out more.

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This hitch is said to slow France's vaccination campaign: American Pfizer laboratory has warned they will deliver 2 million fewer doses than expected in May.

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This Saturday April 3, France has entered a new period of restrictions for four weeks “at this stage”, according to Gabriel Attal. This Sunday, the government spokesman said the Head of State might speak again by the end of the month.

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The reopening of theme parks is highly awaited, as the season usually begins in April. They hope to be able to reopen on May 15, a date that would match with the “progressive reopening of culture, sports, leisure, events, and our cafés, and restaurants” – Emmanuel Macron said. In the meantime, they are all working hard, hiring, and putting the final touches to their shows while waiting for the government’s blessing.

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The French Open 2021 organizers have decided to postpone the tennis tournament by one week to get more chance to receive the public and see if the health restrictions instated because of the Covid-19 epidemic will be eased off. The French Internationals 2021 are planned from May 30 to June 13, 2021, then.

Vaccins contre la Covid : voici la liste des effets secondaires recensés en FranceVaccins contre la Covid : voici la liste des effets secondaires recensés en FranceVaccins contre la Covid : voici la liste des effets secondaires recensés en FranceVaccins contre la Covid : voici la liste des effets secondaires recensés en France Compulsory vaccinations are “necessary in a democratic society”, ECHR states
Compulsory vaccinations are “necessary in a democratic society”, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) states. The latter had been referred in the Czech Republic by families whose children were denied by nursery schools because they were not vaccinated.

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As a new “lockdown” has been once again implemented in France since April 3, and at least until early May, a derogatory trip certificate is once again compulsory to go to work, to move around excluding during curfew and for trips over a 10-km radius. The certificate is not yet necessary for trips within 10km during the day, excluding curfew, as a proof of address is enough.

Paris : 15 000 doses de vaccin supplémentaires en mars, annonce le préfet de police LallementParis : 15 000 doses de vaccin supplémentaires en mars, annonce le préfet de police LallementParis : 15 000 doses de vaccin supplémentaires en mars, annonce le préfet de police LallementParis : 15 000 doses de vaccin supplémentaires en mars, annonce le préfet de police Lallement Covid: the French Medicines Agency releases latest data about vaccine side effects
As the vaccination campaign is expected to increase even more in France over the coming weeks, the ANSM – the National Medicines Agency – has unveiled the conclusions of their latest investigation on side effects noticed following Covid-19 vaccination. Keep reading to find out more.

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According to news reported by France Bleu Paris, a vaccination hub is to soon open in Paris La Défense Arena, “as soon as the vaccination target is extended and vaccine provision enable it”, the Hauts-de-Seine prefecture said.

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According to the Agence du Médicament – Medicines Agency (ANSM) – three new cases of thrombosis related to AstraZeneca vaccine, including two more deaths, have been reported between March 19 and 25 in France.

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Self-test kits are available on sale in pharmacies starting Apirl 12. Yet, pharmacists warn they are not ready to sell them when stores open at 8 a.m. this Monday: they are still waiting for competent bodies' official instructions.

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Pfizer covid vaccine is said to be less effective against the South African variant... This is at least what an Israeli study found on the matter, stating this strain is likely to "break through" the vaccine. The study shifts focus of the results from the previous study carried out by the American laboratory, explaining their vaccine was working for at least six months against all variants, and especially the South African strain.

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As many European Union countries are strengthening health restrictions to curb the third Covid-19 epidemic wave, yesterday, WHO condemned Europe’s “unacceptable slow” vaccine rollout.

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