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France’s top health body is set to announce today that recipients of a first dose of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine who are under 55 should get a second shot with a new-style messenger-RNA vaccine, according to two sources aware of the plans.
Two mRNA vaccines, one from Pfizer and BioNTech and one from Moderna, are approved for use in France.