"Children must be vaccinated as soon as possible"

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Fausto Pinto, director of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon (FMUL), in an interview to TSF, stated that the DGS should authorize the vaccination of children as soon as possible.

The president of the World Heart Federation said that “we already have evidence, not only from clinical trials but also from the real world. I would like to point out that in the US more than ten million children between 12 and 18 years of age have been vaccinated. Therefore, what we have to prevent  is the serious disease that Covid-19 represents. There are very rare cases of myocarditis or pericarditis described”. The Professor added that, in cases of vaccination that gave rise to one of these diseases, all patients have recovered.

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