Legality of restrictions on human rights and freedoms in a Covid-19 Pandemic: The experience of Ukraine
The purpose of the study is to examine the content of the right to health during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study focused on the legitimacy of restrictions on constitutional rights and freedoms due to mandatory vaccination and other restricition measures in Ukraine. Diversified views of scholars on this issue were established, the legislative basis for establishing restrictions on constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens was determined, and the method of normative establishment of such restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic adopted by the Government of Ukraine was criticized. The legal positions of the European Court of Human Rights, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine and the Supreme Court of Ukraine on the legality of compulsory vaccination during a pandemic and restrictions on the constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens are presented. To achieve the goal of the research, general scientific research methods were used, such as: analysis, synthesis, modeling and abstraction. These methods were used to determine the constituent elements of a person's right to health care, to determine their relationship, to give specific examples of solving the problem of vaccination, to draw conclusions on the legality of vaccination and to limit certain constitutional rights of citizens.
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