Antigen test in Puerto Vallarta

Covid Antigen Tests in Puerto Vallarta: a cost-effective option for travel to the US

A Covid Antigen test, also called a rapid antigen test, is the most convenient, quick and affordable option for travel to the U.S.

Antigen test: a quick and affordable option for travel to the U.S. 

The new strain of coronavirus has reached Mexico

The new strain of coronavirus that has already been detected in several countries of the world, has reached Mexico. This new strain of the virus, called B117, is, according to current information, significantly more contagious than the original virus, Covid-19. Keep on reading about the first confirmed B117 patient in Mexico.

Five coronavirus tips to help prevent a Covid-19 infection

From vitamin supplements to vaccines, find out here five coronavirus tips that doctors advise you to follow. With the arrival of the winter months and this never-ending coronavirus pandemic, following these recommendations of our specialists can protect you from getting a Covid-19 infection. Keep reading and find out about the best tips to avoid Covid-19.

Pfizer coronavirus vaccine receives emergency use authorization

On Friday, December 11th 2020, the FDA granted emergency approval of the Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19. This authorization marks the beginning of a new era in vaccine development, as the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is the first mRNA vaccine in US history to receive emergency use authorization. Certainly, the FDA approval of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine is a light of hope for the coronavirus pandemic.

Chinese coronavirus vaccine now in Mexico

CanSino Bio, the first Chinese coronavirus vaccine, arrived in Mexico last November. With 15 thousand volunteers in various states of the Mexican Republic, the Chinese vaccine against Covid-19 began its phase 3 clinical trials. This vaccine, called Ad5-nCoV, has shown a certain degree of safety in phase 2 and phase 3 from previously developed clinical trials in China. Phase 3 studies of the Chinese coronavirus vaccine will be carried out in health centers in 12 states of the country. In case of positive results, the Mexican government will complete a definitive purchase of 35 million doses of the first Chinese coronavirus vaccine.

The Coronavirus Vaccine: an elusive quest and a race against time

Few things are important for everyone in this world; a Coronavirus vaccine is one of them. The question is, can we really have a coronavirus vaccine in the near future? According to President Donald Trump, a Covid-19 vaccine should be available in the U.S. before Election Day (November 3rd, 2020). President Lopez Obrador, on the other hand, stated that a Coronavirus vaccine should be available in Mexico by December of 2020. Unfortunately for all of us, they are probably both being overly optimistic. Read this article to learn about the coronavirus vaccine development process, trials, timeline, and the real prospects of having a coronavirus vaccine.

295 scholarships for Mexican students of CUCosta were provided, for those in need of financial aid

The coronavirus pandemic that´s disturbing both Mexico and the world in 2020, has also affected students of the Centro Universitario de la Costa (CUCosta) and its families. Particularly, they have suffered from severe economic constraints and a lack of job opportunities. Thus, this grave economic crisis has placed these student´s undergraduate studies in jeopardy. Consequently, in order to provide the needed financial aid scholarships, Hospital CMQ and the Board of Directors of this university worked together to raise 400 thousand pesos. Fortunately, with this scholarships for Mexican students in need of financial aid, more than 295 low income students will be able to continue with their undergraduate studies.

Keto Diet 101; a detailed guide by Raymundo Preciado, Nutritionist in Puerto Vallarta

The Ketogenic Diet, or Keto Diet, is definitely the in vogue diet option of 2020. In fact, there are many studies that show that this diet can help you to improve your health and lose weight. Therefore, if followed correctly, it can be an important tool for your health and wellbeing. Here's everything you need to know about the Keto Diet; a detailed guide by Raymundo Preciado, Nutritionist at Hospital CMQ Premiere in Puerto Vallarta.

Coronavirus test in Puerto Vallarta: Effective test options to detect a Covid-19 infection

Currently, there are more than 20 million confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide, and more than 750,000 people have died from a Covid-19 infection. In Mexico, we ́ve had more than 500,000 confirmed cases and over 55,000 people have died from this viral infection. So, how can we stop or at least contain this virus? The best way to stop the Covid-19 virus is through a mix of containment and mitigation strategies. From these strategies, the most effective techniques that we should use are wearing a face mask, keeping social distancing and the appropriate use of coronavirus test, which will enable us to perform contact tracing and quarantine of suspicious cases.

The first pediatric pulmonologist in Puerto Vallarta, at Hospital CMQ Premiere

Due to their potential severity, diseases of the respiratory system in children should not be taken lightly. In this interview, Dr. Salvador Gonzalez, the top pediatric pulmonologist in Puerto Vallarta shares his story with us. He tells us about his medical training, the medical services that he offers, the most common respiratory illnesses in children, and the most severe ones; those that without the proper medical attention can affect a child, putting his life in danger.

The first open heart surgery in Bahia de Banderas was performed at Hospital CMQ Riviera Nayarit

The first Open-Heart Surgery in the Banderas Bay region was a major success! Our team of renowned heart surgeons, interventional and clinical cardiologists performed a Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG), most commonly known as Open-Heart Surgery. This is truly an outstanding medical landmark for the region and its inhabitants, as they will now be able to have access to the most advanced medical care without having to travel abroad.