Vaccination is obligatory also for unaccompanied foreign minorsby Roberta Lunghini - 2017.06.12
"Obligatory vaccination also applies to unaccompanied foreign minors", according a recent circular letter from the Italian Ministry of Health, which set the first operational guidelines for the implementation of the new legislation on vaccines. The document continues: "that is, minors who do not have Italian or EU citizenship who live in Italy without assistance or representation from their parents or any other adult legally responsible for them (cf. Article 2 of Law No. 47 of 17 April 2017); for them, in fact, it is foreseen the compulsory registration to the National Health Service even in case of delay of the issuance of the residence permit."
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