Vaccines for under 18s from August

By TPN/Lusa, in News, COVID-19 · 07-07-2021 19:29:00 · 2 Comments

Young people under the age of 18 years should start being vaccinated against Covid-19 in the last week of August, if the Government manages to maintain the planned vaccination plan, announced the Minister of Health.

What we expect is to follow this plan that we have and with the quantities of vaccines that continue to arrive, we will be able to open vaccination for those under 18 in the last week of August”, said Marta Temido, in an interview with TVI.

According to the government official, vaccination of children under 18 will only be possible if vaccination plans are met. “Right now, we know what our context is. We have a vaccine that already has a clear indication for people over 16 years old, we have a vaccination plan that goes up to 18 years old and we remain committed to protecting those who are most vulnerable to serious disease and hospitalisation”, he said, noting that the beginning of the school year is not in question.



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Comments:

So me, at 26, I have to wait probably other 6 months for the vaccine but the priority is the under 18 generation when they start the vacation.. great :)

By Karina from Lisbon on 08-07-2021 10:50

Are children at risk from Covid ?
When does the trial for these jabs end ?
Where are the long term safety studies ?
How many adverse reactions have been reported?

Why don't you report the facts on these subjects ?

By Marco from Lisbon on 08-07-2021 08:01
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