Novavax, presented as an alternative for those who are afraid of messenger RNA vaccines (Pfizer and Moderna), will be distributed on Tuesday in five vaccination centers in Martinique, announced the Martinique Regional Health Agency.

It will be administered from the same day at the Baie-Mahault vaccination center in Guadeloupe, according to its coordinator.

In Guadeloupe, where contamination is falling but the indicators remain above the alert thresholds according to the authorities, a little over 45% of the population received a first dose, 43% a second, and 22.5% a third. of the Pfizer vaccine.

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