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New York Health Worker Becomes First Person to Receive Covid-19 Vaccine in the US

The US Food and Drug Administration had authorised Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use earlier on Friday.

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A nurse in New York has become the first person in the United States to receive the coronavirus vaccine Monday.

Sandra Lindsay, a critical care nurse at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, received the shot that was broadcast live on the television shortly before 9:30 am (1430 GMT) local time.

The outgoing US President Donald Trump also shared the update in a tweet.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1338490171801661441

The US Food and Drug Administration had authorised Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use earlier on Friday.

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