Flu vaccination: pharmacists sound the alarm

It’s a bit of a mess this year“, confirms Philippe Besset, president of the FSPF, the leading trade union in the profession. Especially since this decline mainly concerns the public”priority” (over 65, chronically ill, pregnant women), to whom the injection was reserved until November 15. Pointing a “general fatigue with vaccination, even in those for whom it is necessary“, he estimates that he will be”very difficult“to make up for this”delay“without one”major communication campaign“.

But time is running out, because “arrival indicators flu began to light up in Brittany“, passed into the pre-epidemic phase at the beginning of November, underlined the Minister of Health, François Braun, on Sunday on RTL, describing the emerging epidemic as “virulent“. The Uspo for its part reports a “higher flu activity“to the other years, leaving”predict a premature and particularly intense epidemic” in a city.

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