Meu corpo, minha escolha... a saúde de todos: batalhas sobre vacinação em tempo de pandemia




Vacinação, Pandemia, Autonomia individual, Saúde pública, Bem comum


Objectivo: a presente reflexão visa confrontar as reivindicações de autonomia pessoal relativamente à decisão sobre a vacinação com considerações de saúde pública e bem comum. Metodologia: este estudo será levado a cabo mediante uma análise dos argumentos de ambas as partes, tendo igualmente em conta a doutrina, legislação e jurisprudência relevantes. Resultados: conquanto de ambos os lados se esgrimam argumentos de valor, a actual existência de uma pandemia muda drasticamente as regras do jogo. Conclusão: no contexto de uma pandemia, considerações de saúde pública  – ou seja, a erradicação da doença – devem ter primazia sobre a autonomia individual no que respeita à vacinação.


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Biografia do Autor

  • Vera Lúcia Raposo, Universidade de Coimbra

    Doutora em Ciências Jurídico-Políticas, Faculdade de Direito, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Professora Auxiliar, Faculdade de Direito, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. E-mail:


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