France widens COVID vaccine rollout to 16-17 year olds at high risk of major illness

Foreign Media (DM) | Published: 3:52 PM May 6 2021
World France widens COVID vaccine rollout to 16-17 year olds at high risk of major illness

France has decided to widen its COVID-19 vaccine rollout to people aged 16-17 who could face a high risk of a major illness from the virus, said the country's health ministry on Thursday, as the country gradually accelerates its vaccine programme.

The health ministry said this category of 16-17 year olds would be allowed to get the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine from Thursday onwards.

Foreign Media (DM) | Published: 3:52 PM May 6 2021

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