Coronavirus vaccine: UK grandmother is first person outside trials to get Pfizer Covid-19 shot

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus vaccine: UK grandmother is first person outside trials to get Pfizer Covid-19 shot” – below is their description.

    A 90-year-old grandmother in the UK has become the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine outside of the testing phase for the Covid-19 shot. Margaret Keenan from Coventry was the first in Britain to get the jab as the country started inoculations on December 8, 2020, on what is being referred to as “V-Day”. The UK is the first Western country to start vaccinating its general population.

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