26 July, 2021

The opinion of the Ordem dos Enfermeiros, requested by the DGS, states that “there is, to date, no evidence of the impact that the vaccination of adolescents can have on the transmission of the virus” and believes “it would be prudent to wait for greater and more robust scientific evidence as to the benefits and effects in the medium and long term, before a decision is made for universal vaccination of this age group.”