Miami Beach authorities call for vaccination on the beach with a single dose of Johnson & Johnson

Miami Beach authorities call for vaccination on the beach with a single dose of Johnson & Johnson

Miami Beach City Commissioner David Richardson announced that this Sunday they will set up a coronavirus vaccination center on the beach in Miami Beach so that all bathers who have not been vaccinated can take the only dose of Johnson’s vaccine. & Johnson.

“We will have another COVID vaccination center this Sunday, May 2 at 16th Street Beach (16th Street and the beach) in the sand. This location will have J&J single dose vaccines and will be open from 10am to 7pm, or while supplies last. Please share this information, ”Richardson said on his social media.

The Miami Beach strategy seeks to attract the youngest to get vaccinated, “I’m excited to try this to see if it works, I think there will be a lot of young people,” said the City Commissioner.

The state of Florida and all its counties have been implementing a vaccination strategy since the beginning of the year staggered by age range, but for weeks it was established that all those of legal age could already be eligible for the vaccine since there were enough doses to include them all. As of Saturday, it is estimated that at least 42% of the population had already been vaccinated.

Throughout the United States, some 146 million doses of vaccines have been administered and the objective of the Joe Biden administration is that on a date close to July 4, the country’s Independence Day, normality is declared and it can finally be “sung victory ”over the virus.

Cases of thrombi with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are very isolated

After the temporary suspension to which the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was subjected to analyze isolated cases of thrombi that occurred as side effects in people who had already been vaccinated, authorities said the drug was safe.

“Based on in-depth analysis, there is likely an association, but the risk is very low,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Friday.

Most cases of thrombi occurred in women under 50 years of age. The overall rate of the event was 1.9 cases per million people.

Melissa Galbraith
Melissa Galbraith is the World News reporter for Globe Live Media. She covers all the major events happening around the World. From Europe to Americas, from Asia to Antarctica, Melissa covers it all. Never miss another Major World Event by bookmarking her author page right here.