Viewpoint. While health care personnel must have received at least one dose of vaccine by September 15, 2021, under penalty of sanctions, and the health pass has been mandatory since August 9, Dr. Christophe Grangeon, an emergency physician and forensic scientist in New Caledonia, explains why these measures have a political rather than a health justification.
The current composition of vaccines uses so-called “facilitating” antibodies that promote infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19 disease. Explanations with Dr. Jean-Marc Sabatier, Research Director at CNRS and PhD in Cell Biology and Microbiology, affiliated with the Institute of NeuroPhysiopathology (INP), at the University of Aix-Marseille.
A year and a half after the outbreak of Covid-19, mass vaccination of populations is intended as a response to the pandemic. Many scientists are opposed to this vaccination strategy. What do we really know about vaccines? Are they safe for adults and children? Dr. Jean-Marc Sabatier* provides an update.