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Ninety-Year-Old Woman First In The World To Receive Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

by Anita Ogona

A UK grandmother has become the first person in the world to be given the Pfizer Covid-19 jab as part of a mass vaccination programe.

Margaret Keenan, who turns 91 next week, said the injection she received at 06:31 GMT was the “best early birthday present”.

It was the first of 800,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine that will be dispensed in the coming weeks.

Up to four million more are expected by the end of the month.(BBC)

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