Do you’ve gotten questions on new vaccines? Come and meet an infectious illness specialist from the CHU

Do you’ve gotten questions on new vaccines? Come and meet an infectious illness specialist from the CHU

She gave her consent. On September 1, the European Medicines Company (EMA) validated the administration, from this fall, of recent vaccines concentrating on the Omicron variant of Covid to take care of a potential new wave.

If the well being institutions of the division not bend, beneath the burden of this epidemic, it isn’t but historical historical past. 100 sufferers are nonetheless hospitalized within the Loire and the incidence price has nonetheless not fallen beneath the alert threshold set at 50 circumstances per 100,000 inhabitants. It flirts, as we speak, with 150 circumstances per 100,000 inhabitants.

Underneath these situations, a winter reminder could also be price contemplating. Produced by the corporations Pfizer and Moderna, these new vaccines use the identical messenger RNA expertise because the vaccines already in use, besides that they’ve been developed to adapt to the strains of the virus at present circulating. i.e. to one of many Omicron variations, the BA.1 sub-variant.

Ought to I get vaccinated?

If the injected serums have to date confirmed to stop severe types of Covid-19, their effectiveness in opposition to the transmission of the virus and the infections themselves as we speak appears to be much less related.

So what can we count on from these new releases? France has not but communicated on the vaccination procedures. What we do know is that they are going to be administered as boosters or “boosters” and never as a main vaccination. European well being authorities have advisable that the aged and other people susceptible to a extreme type of Covid-19 obtain them as a precedence, in addition to pregnant girls and nursing workers.

In case you have questions on these new vaccines, their effectiveness, the proper time to obtain an injection, but in addition about different vaccines akin to influenza, monkeypox, you’ll be able to ask your questions, by us , to Dr Gagneux-Brunon, infectiologist on the CHU de Saint-Étienne, who agreed to take an hour and a half of his time to debate with you.

You possibly can ship your questions by e mail to [email protected] specifying your surname, first title, city of residence, and phone quantity. A gathering will then be organized at our premises, 6 esplanade de France, in Saint-Étienne, on Tuesday, October 11, at 6 p.m.

All private, authorized affairs, complaints which comply with from dysfunctions with the institution won’t be handled.

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