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French Covid advisory bodies recommend booster shots for all adults

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booster shots available to all vaccinated adults. France is currently only offering boosters to people over 65 or with chronic conditions that make them vulnerable to the virus, as well as health workers.

From December 1, they will be expanded to people over 50. In a note made public on Monday, the Vaccine Strategy Orientation Council (COSV) headed by immunologist Alain Fischer recommended rolling out additional jabs for all "to restore vaccine effectiveness to levels allowing us to control the epidemic".

The Covid-19 Scientific Council, headed by infectious diseases expert Jean-Francois Delfraissy, backed that advice in a separate note published on Monday.

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