Officials are looking into the possibility of giving only one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to people who had already been infected with the virus, Dr. Anthony Fauci said today.
The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said that data from administering a single shot to virus survivors is “really quite impressive.”
“The boost that you get with that single dose is really enormous,” Fauci says.
Still, at this point, the United States is sticking with two-dose COVID-19 vaccine schedule, though study suggests one shot provides good short-term protection.
Dr. Yael Vidal at Vidal Concierge in Juno Beach is monitoring closely any developments in this particular topic. Residents of the area, who seek a concierge doctor in Jupiter, often call the office to inquire regarding Covid-19 vaccines, tests, and medicaments; therefore, obtaining new information and keeping up-to-date is an important role of a physician in the community, particularly for a Board Certified internist operating as a medical concierge doctor in Juno Beach.
Additional research is still required in order to determine whether one shot or two shots are best, for people who were already infected in the past with Covid-19 and seek immunization.
The world’s first Covid-19 human challenge study will begin within a month in the United Kingdom, deliberately exposing up to 90 healthy young people to the CoronaVirus.
The study received ethics approval this week, the country’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said.
During the trial, up to 90 volunteers aged between 18 to 30 years will be exposed to Covid-19 in a safe and controlled environment. The purpose is to increase understanding of how the virus affects people. The study will play a “key role in developing effective Covid-19 vaccines and treatments.”
Dr. Yael Vidal, of Vidal Medical Concierge in Juno Beach, explained to her patients that this unique clinical study will be the first ever of its kind, with regard to Covid-19. Previous studies have tested the safety and the efficiency of vaccines for Covid-19, or of medicaments attempting to cure Covid-19. This new trial would be unique.
A patient who lives in Jupiter, Florida has explained: “I was looking for a high-quality Concierge Doctor near me, near Jupiter, and I was delighted to find Dr. Vidal right here in the neighboring Juno Beach”.
Indeed, patients who seek a concierge physician in Palm Beach Gardens, often find that the proximity to Juno Beach makes Vidal Concierge an excellent provider that suits their goals. In a relaxed and non-rushed setting, the patients of Vidal Medical Concierge can receive the full attention to detail that Dr Vidal can provide them.
In the last 14 days, according to data compiled by NBC News, coronavirus cases have declined to varying degrees in all 50 states.
The average number of daily new coronavirus cases in the United States fell below 100,000 Friday for the first time in months, according to an NBC News tally.
However, experts warn that infections remain high nationwide and Americans must continue to follow precautions to slow the spread of the virus.
Dr. Yael Vidal of Vidal Medical Concierge has updated some of its patients with regard to this positive development, and has also reminded patients to continue to practice all safety measures at this time. Patients that desire the services of a Concierge Medicine in Palm Beach Gardens often approach Vidal Concierge in Juno Beach, as it is nearby to their home or work place.
Vidal Concierge is particularly appropriate for patients and residents who seek a Concierge Physician in Juno Beach, as well as for residents of the nearby area, North Palm Beach, Jupiter, and Palm Beach Gardens. Those patients who search for a Concierge Doctor in Jupiter can find it easily accessible and only a few minutes drive, to reach the offices of Vidal Medical Concierge in Juno Beach, Florida.
Wearing any type of mask reduces the risk of infection with coronavirus; however, wearing a more tightly fitted surgical mask, or layering a cloth mask on top of a surgical mask, can vastly increase protections to the wearer and to others, reported the Center for Disease Control this week.
New research by the CDC indicates that transmission of Covid-19 can be reduced by up to 96.5 percent, if both the infected individual and the uninfected individual wear tightly fitted surgical masks or a cloth-and-surgical-mask combination.
At Vidal Medical Concierge, located in Juno Beach, Florida, we monitor any new developments in this field of Covid-19. Dr. Yael Vidal, MD, is continuously updating her patients, who often seek a Concierge Doctor in Jupiter region, about the new developments related to CoronaVirus.
It is important to wear masks at these challenging times, explains Dr. Vidal to her patients who seek the help of a concierge physician in Palm Beach Gardens or the nearby areas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the thumbs-up to a drug designed to prevent people with mild to moderate COVID-19 from getting sicker.
The drug, a monoclonal antibody, will be available to people 65 or older or those with underlying health conditions. Supplies will be short, and distributing the medicine fairly will be a challenge.
The FDA is allowing the drug on the market under its emergency-use provision, which requires a lower standard of evidence than outright approval.
This antibody is made by Eli Lilly. President Trump got a similar medication made by Regeneron — but that product is still under review at the FDA.
At Vidal Medical Concierge, located in Juno Beach and serving Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, and the nearby areas, we continue to monitor the latest developments in treatments for COVID-19, and continue to advise the patients of Dr. Yael Vidal with regard to relevant new treatments.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gilead’s antiviral drug Remdesivir as a treatment for the coronavirus.
In May 2020, the FDA granted the drug an emergency use authorization, allowing hospitals and doctors to use it on patients hospitalized with the disease even though the medication had not been formally approved by the agency.
The intravenous drug has helped shorten the recovery time of some hospitalized Covid-19 patients. It was one of the drugs used to treat President Donald Trump, who tested positive for the virus in October 2020.
Remdesivir will be used for Covid-19 patients at least 12 years old and requiring hospitalization, Gilead said. Remdesivir is now the first and only fully approved treatment in the U.S. for Covid-19.
At Vidal Medical Concierge, we continue to monitor the Covid-19 situation as well as any new treatments or remedies for it. Dr. Yael Vidal is a board-certified internist and is the owner of the Vidal Concierge medical practice in Juno Beach, Florida, serving the nearby areas of Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, and North Palm Beach. We are accepting new patients who seek a Jupiter concierge physician or a Palm Beach Gardens concierge doctor, as Juno Beach is just minutes away from these area.