INFO-VAC: Healthcare Professionals

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência and Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Ocidental, E.P.E. collaborated on SARS-CoV-2 virus surveillance projects in healthcare workers, namely in what concerned the study of vaccine effectiveness. The study followed up a group of 1250 healthcare workers for a period of one year, as this was the only way to understand how long the antibodies were maintained and if any of the study members contracted the disease, what would be the answer triggered.

Results of the 1st phase of the study

First results revealed that 90% develop immunity after taking the first dose.

Results of the 2nd phase of the study

Results led to recommend not to increase the interval between doses and to maintain individual protection care even after the vaccination process.

Vaccine mixing study results

Immunological response data in mixed vaccination schemes revealed significant differences after six months.

Updated on 11 april 2023

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