Johnson & Johnson one-shot CoronaVirus vaccine authorized in the U.S. for people 18 and over

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the third vaccine for prevention of Covid-19. The EUA allows the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine to be distributed in the United States for in individuals that are 18 years or older.

Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advisory panel on Sunday recommended the Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine for people 18 and over. The recommendation came one day after the FDA authorization.

The vaccine is the third Covid-19 vaccine to become available in the U.S., and is also the first Covid-19 vaccine that requires only one shot.

Vidal Medical Concierge, a local concierge physician in Juno Beach, is monitoring and following closely such positive developments, and bringing such news to the attention of its patients.

“Patients are continuously inquiring about Covid-19, its complications and medicaments, and are interested in finding out more about the available vaccines”, says Dr. Yael Vidal, who takes care of many patients who seek a concierge physician in Jupiter or in nearby regions.

The recent developments are definitely positive, and increase the medical arsenal against Covid-19, which is good news to patients and residents who search for a concierge doctor in Palm Beach Gardens and often turn to Vidal Medical Concierge in the nearby Juno Beach for medical advice.

CDC says, Fully vaccinated people can skip Covid-19 quarantines

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced this week that people who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 may skip quarantine if they are exposed to someone infected with the virus.

As of now, Full Vaccinated means: having received Two Doses of the Moderna vaccine, or having received Two Doses of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine.

The Medical Practice of Dr. Yael Vidal is continuously monitoring any new developments in the fight against COVID-19. As a concierge doctor in Jupiter area, Vidal Medical Concierge is updating its patients regarding any such interesting developments in this field. It is important for patients of a concierge physician in Jupiter to learn about these innovations, as it may directly contribute to their wellbeing.

Finding a concierge physician in Palm Beach Gardens can be difficult, but this is exactly where Vidal Concierge steps in and is glad to provide its patients the superb attention to detail of concierge medicine, located just around the corner, in sunny and beautiful Juno Beach.

FDA issues emergency use authorization for Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the first Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use in the United States.

Millions of doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, which has been found to be 95% effective, will be soon shipped around the country so vaccinations can begin within days.

At Vidal Medical Concierge, located in Juno Beach, Florida and headed by Dr. Yael Vidal, we monitor closely the availability of the new Covid-19 vaccine to our patients. As a medical concierge physician for Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens, we strive to serve our patients with the greatest possible level of care and professionalism. Contact us at Vidal Concierge if you are interested in a concierge doctor Jupiter or a concierge doctor Palm Beach Gardens.

‘Absolutely remarkable’: No one who got Moderna’s vaccine in trial developed severe COVID-19.

Biotech company Moderna announced the final results of the 30,000-person efficacy trial for its candidate vaccine: Only 11 people who received two doses of the vaccine developed COVID-19 symptoms after being infected with the pandemic Coronavirus, versus 185 symptomatic cases in a placebo group. That is an efficacy of 94.1%, the company says.

Moderna also says that its candidate vaccine had 100% efficacy against Severe disease. There were zero such COVID-19 cases among those vaccinated, but 30 such cases in the placebo group.

Moderna plans to file a request for emergency use authorization (EUA) for its vaccine with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and is also seeking a similar green light from the European Medicines Agency.

“This is excellent news”, explains Dr. Yael Vidal of Vidal Medical Concierge, a private practice of Concierge Medicine located in Juno Beach , Florida and serving the nearby areas. “We are thrilled to learn about this positive development, which may greatly assist in fighting this pandemic.”

Vidal Concierge serves residents of Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, and Palm Beach who seek a Concierge Doctor near Jupiter or a Concierge Doctor near Palm Beach Gardens.

First ‘milestone’ Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech offers 90% protection

The first effective coronavirus vaccine can prevent more than 90% of people from getting Covid-19, a preliminary analysis shows.

The developers – Pfizer and BioNTech – described it as a “great day for science and humanity”.

Their vaccine has been tested on 43,500 people in six countries, and no safety concerns have been raised.

The companies plan to apply soon for emergency approval to use the vaccine.

Vidal Medical Concierge continues to update its patients with regard to such important developments. As a Concierge Physician for Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens as well other nearby regions, Yael Vidal MD consults her patients with regard to their ongoing medical concerns and also regarding CoronaVirus and Covid-19 related concerns.

CVS and Walgreens to help distribute Covid vaccines to nursing homes

The federal government has made a deal with retail pharmacies CVS and Walgreens to help distribute coronavirus vaccine — once one or more gets authorized — to long-term care facilities like nursing homes.

The two drugstore chains are the best placed to send out mobile units to vaccinate seniors and other vulnerable people on site, said the deputy chief of staff for policy at the Health and Human Services Department.

Vidal Medical Concierge, located in Juno Beach, Florida, monitors the most recent developments in this important field of Covid-19 vaccines and possible remedies. Dr. Yael Vidal leads Vidal Concierge, a leading concierge medicine practice serving also Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, North Palm Beach, and West Palm Beach. Vidal Medical Concierge is a leading Concierge Medicine for Jupiter residents and nearby residents as well.

Nine vaccine makers sign a joint safety pledge

Nine vaccine makers have signed a joint safety pledge in race for Covid-19 vaccine.

They commit to developing and testing potential vaccines for COVID-19 in accordance with high ethical standards and sound scientific principles.

The companies that signed the pledge include AstraZeneca, BioNTech, Moderna, Pfizer, Novavax, Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, and Merck.

As a premiere provider of Concierge Medicine in the Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens vicinity, Dr. Yael Vidal monitors the latest updates and news regarding Covid-19 and the ongoing efforts to develop vaccines and remedies against it. Many patients of Vidal Medical Concierge are concerned about CoronoVirus, and we provide in-house testing for Covid-19 infection as well as for Covid-19 antibodies (which hint that a person had already been infected in the past). Do not hesitate to contact Yael Vidal MD at her Concierge Medical Practice in Juno Beach if you are considering to join a Concierge Medicine soon.