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What You Need To Know About The Coronavirus Vaccine

Disclaimer: At this time, COVID vaccines are in short supply and PCP for Life will announce vaccine availability on the website, via email and texts to eligible patients as and when vaccines are available.

After a long and dreadful pandemic, we finally received some good news! There is a way to help stop the effects of the coronavirus! After months of extensive hard work and testing, scientists have finally developed a vaccine to help fight against COVID-19. Right now, you may not have a clue about what the vaccines are and how they can help, and that is understandable! Today, we will look at two different COVID-19 vaccines, to help you understand more about them! If you do not feel safe or confident taking a vaccine, learning more about it will help you understand why it is necessary for you, and those dear to you!

The Two Different Vaccines:

Currently, two vaccine providers’ vaccine is being administered to help fight against the coronavirus. They are developed by two different companies – Pfizer and Moderna.

What Are The Differences Between The Two?

Facts About The Pfizer Vaccine:

  • It consists of 5 dose vials
  • It is 95% effective
  • Around 36,621 people have participated in the vaccine trials
  • Consented for everyone above the age of 16
  • Its final safety and efficacy results were posted on December 10, 2020
  • The vaccine gives a 30 mcg dose over 21 days

Facts About Moderna

  • It is 94.5% effective
  • It consists of 10 dose vials 
  • There is no dilution required
  • 100 mcg doses are administered over 28 days
  • Its efficacy analysis was released on November 30, 2020
  • Around 30,350 people participated in the vaccines trials
  • Consented for those above the age of 18

Why Do I Need The Vaccine?

There is a 99% survival rate for the coronavirus infection. Thus, you may think getting the vaccine is useless. 

However, the vaccine does more than just keeping you alive!

Even if you do not experience any symptoms, COVID-19 can stay in your body for many months. Prolonged-exposure to the virus can cause severe damage to your brain, heart, and lungs. This can cause you to be at high risk for long-term health issues! 

Final thoughts

While the vaccine is new, its results are promising. If you need to learn more about the vaccine and why you need it, feel free to discuss it with your healthcare provider! 

PCP For Life can help you understand the importance and need of the vaccine! To schedule an appointment with one of our providers, call us today at 281-968-4096!

Disclaimer: At this time, COVID vaccines are in short supply and PCP for Life will announce vaccine availability on the website, via email and texts to eligible patients as and when vaccines are available.

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