New York nurse receives first Covid vaccine in US

New York - Sandra Lindsay is a critical care nurse.

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Image courtesy: MSNBC
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Published: Mon 14 Dec 2020, 6:44 PM

Last updated: Mon 14 Dec 2020, 6:51 PM

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

Sandra Lindsay, a critical care nurse at the Long Island Jewish Medical Centre, received the shot live on television.

“First Vaccine Administered. Congratulations USA! Congratulations WORLD!” President Donald Trump tweeted.

The largest vaccination campaign in U.S. history is now underway as health care workers start receiving the Covid-19 vaccine.

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