Macron announces Covid-19 booster shot campaign for 50 to 64-year-olds

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French president said the fifth wave of Covid-19 has begun in Europe and the rising Covid-19 incidence rate, up 40 percent in France over the past week, as well as rising hospitalisations were "alert signals".

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French president Emmanuel Macron addressed the nation Tuesday amid a fresh rise in the rate of Covid-19 infections and announced a booster shot campaign for 50 to 64-year-olds due to start in December, reports FRANCE 24.