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British Woman Becomes First in World To Receive Pfizer COVID 19 Vaccine

A British woman named Margaret Keenan became the first person in the world to receive Pfizer COVID 19 vaccine. The 90-year old woman is the first to be administered Pfizer COVID 19 vaccine, outside of the clinical trial.

Margaret Keeman is a former jewellery shop assistant.

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The UK has started the vaccination drive in the country.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanked the NHS workers, scientists and the volunteers who helped in the vaccination process.

Today the first vaccinations in the UK against COVID-19 begin. Thank you to our NHS, to all of the scientists who worked so hard to develop this vaccine, to all the volunteers – and to everyone who has been following the rules to protect others. We will beat this together.

Boris Johnson, UK PM
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