With record levels of vaccine hesitancy and one of the most drastic reinforcements of vaccine mandates in recent years, there is much to learn from the French experience.
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The authors would like to thank Santé Publique France for providing access to the Health Barometers databases. This work was supported by a CNRS Momentum grant (to J.K.W.), funds by the Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire (IHU) Méditerranée Infection, the National Research Agency (convention. 15-CE36-0008-01) and the program ‘Investissements d’avenir’ (convention ANR-10-IAHU-03), the Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, the European funding FEDER PRIMI, the Institute for Research in Public Health (convention 17-PREV-39), and the ITMO Cancer (Plan cancer 2014–2019). The funding sources had no involvement in the research nor any role in the writing of the manuscript and the decision to submit it for publication.
The authors declare no competing interests.