90-year-old lady receives first shot of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

90-year-old lady receives first shot of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

- The first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech was given today

- A 90-year-old woman from England was the recipient of the said first dose of vaccine

- It was also reported that 800 thousand doses of the said COVID-19 vaccine will be given in the coming weeks

- Margaret Keenan said that getting vaccinated first is the best early birthday gift for her

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A 90-year-old woman in England was the first person who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against the novel coronavirus.

KAMI learned that Margaret Keenan got vaccinated early morning of December 8 as part of the mass vaccination program in the United Kingdom.

90-year-old lady receives first shot of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
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In a report published by BBC News, it was revealed that there are 800 thousand doses of the said vaccine that will be given to people in the coming weeks.

It was also stated that the vaccination program aims to protect those who are “most vulnerable” and try to bring back everything to normal.

The Telegraph also shared Keenan’s words after receiving the first dose of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the University Hospital Coventry.

"I feel so privileged to be the first person vaccinated against Covid-19,” she quipped.

“It's the best early birthday present I could wish for because it means I can finally look forward to spending time with my family and friends in the New Year after being on my own for most of the year," she added.

Meanwhile, Sky News published a report where Keenan gave a piece of advice to her fellow human beings regarding getting vaccinated against the virus.

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"My advice to anyone offered the vaccine is to take it - if I can have it at 90 then you can have it too!" the former jewelry shop assistant said.

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The novel coronavirus pandemic has been undoubtedly affecting the lives of millions of people in the world. Many are already looking forward to getting vaccinated against it.

A few months ago, Russia announced that its developed COVID-19 vaccine yielded positive results. About 18 people volunteered to be part of the trials.

A team of Chinese medical experts also divulged their findings regarding the COVID-19 situation in the Philippines.

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