That is Sandra Lindsay, who mentioned she felt “hopeful” after receiving the immunization in opposition to Covid-19.
A nurse working in intensive care at a New York hospital was the primary to obtain Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine in the USA.
That is Sandra Lindsay, who mentioned she was “very hopeful” after receiving the immunization on the Lengthy Island Jewish Medical Heart in Queens.
Thus, hospitals in the USA started to open the dear frozen containers of the coronavirus vaccine, in a historic try and cease the illness that has already killed nearly 300,000 folks within the nation.
The vaccine, developed collectively by US Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech, is the primary to be authorised by the US Meals and Drug Administration (FDA) and will likely be used within the largest vaccination marketing campaign within the nation’s historical past. Different nations authorised the vaccine as properly, similar to Nice Britain, which started vaccinating its inhabitants final week.
After the primary vaccination in New York, the physician who gave Lindsay the injection, Michelle Chester, mentioned she felt “nice” on the fast course of. “It felt no completely different from giving another vaccine,” he mentioned.
Outgoing President Donald Trump celebrated the information: “The primary vaccine was administered. Congratulations to the USA! Congratulations to everybody!” He posted on Twitter.
In the meantime, the governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, was additionally excited at a press convention: “This vaccine is thrilling as a result of I believe it’s the weapon that may finish the struggle.” He added: “It’s the starting of the final chapter of the e book, however now we simply need to do it.”
In the meanwhile, this vaccine won’t attain Argentina. Final week, the Minister of Well being, Ginés González García, confirmed that the contract with Pfizer won’t be signed, even if every week in the past he had requested authorization from Anmat to vaccinate within the nation. “I’ve the suspicion that there’s a downside of availability, with which they don’t dare to signal the contract,” defined Ginés with out giving additional particulars.