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Self-tests are rare in pharmacies: “We have been robbed, we will receive some at the end of the week”


COVID – 18 – As the holidays approach, the fear of catching the virus and being deprived of a family reunion is causing a rush for screening tests. The only problem: many pharmacies are out of stock.

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A few days before Christmas, finding a self-test is now an obstacle course. “They don’t have any more. Nobody has any” , worries a resident of Lyon in the JT of 12 H from TF1, see the video at the top of this article. It must be said that with the arrival of the Omicron variant, which already represents 19% from contamination, the government recommends that the French be tested before meeting with their family for the end of the year celebrations.

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Result, upon opening, this Wednesday morning , pharmacies are stormed to find the precious sesame. “We were robbed. People rushed on it, which is normal, so there we don’t have any more and we don’t have any. will receive that at the end of the week “, testifies for example a pharmacist.

Between ten and twenty million self-tests

Ultimately not reimbursed, this did This did not however slow down the rush to self-tests, which cost around 5 euros and offer a quick result in fifteen minutes. “As we have fragile people around from us, we want to try to protect ourselves “, argues a passerby. “More security and peace of mind”, adds her husband. But according to the pharmacists’ union, stocks are limited to three million per week for the whole country. “It is because at the level of suppliers, it does not follow. Suddenly, for people who are looking everywhere, it is very complicated “, explains a pharmacist.

However, the president of the Federation of Pharmaceutical Unions of France is procrastinating. According to Philippe Besset, meanwhile interviewed by LCI, orders from pharmacists may be sufficient to meet demand. “Each pharmacy has ordered between 482 and 1000 self-tests In total, this is therefore between 09 and 20 millions of self-tests (in pharmacies across the country, Editor’s note) “, he says. Before adding: “But I don’t know if the deliveries will follow. Personally, my order was due to arrive on Tuesday. not received “.

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Do not worry anyway if you cannot find the self-test, because there are still slots available in pharmacies for antigenic tests. They are free for vaccinated people and cost 24 euros for others.

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