To speed up the Covid vaccination campaign, the government has decided to expand the people who can benefit from an injection as early as January. But, patient associations are worried about a very fragile oversight.

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Covid: should fragile patients be vaccinated faster?

Caregivers aged 50 and over, home helpers over 50, over 75 … The vaccination schedule has been revised. But fragile people of all ages, with co-morbidities, will still have to wait. And this, at least until February.

However, with cardiovascular and respiratory pathologies, diabetes, or even obesity, some people are more at risk of developing a severe form of Covid, regardless of their age.

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France Assos Santé asks that these patients be vaccinated more quickly. They would thus be better protected against the coronavirus but also less isolated. For Catherine Simonin, vice-president of the National League against cancer and member of France Assos Santé, “These people take risks on a daily basis. Often, they do not go to work and they are prescribed sick leave, because they are afraid. And we must allow them to continue a social life. It will call into question the inclusion of these people in society and in professional life ”.