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French government expects COVID-19 vaccines from end of 2020 or early 2021

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – New coronavirus vaccines could be available from the end of 2020 or the beginning of 2021, a presentation by French Health Minister Olivier Veran suggested on Thursday.

French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Thursday the government must move fast to head off a deadly new COVID-19 wave as the virus’s reproduction level has jumped, with infections surging in the Paris region and among young people.

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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