First person getting the Covid-19 vaccine
Margaret Keenan, 90, the first patient in Britain to receive the Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at University Hospital, reacts at the start of the largest ever immunization program in the British history.
"I feel so privileged to be the first person vaccinated against Covid-19," said Keenan, a former jewellery shop worker who has two children and four grandchildren.
First US citizen getting vaccinated against Covid-19
Sandra Lindsay, nurse and director of patient services in the Long Island Jewish Medical Center's ICU became the first person getting vaccinated against Covid-19.
After receiving the historic shot, she said: "I trust science. What I don't trust is getting Covid-19, because I don't know how it will affect me and the people around me."
Israeli PM, Benjamin Netanyahu gets Coronavirus vaccine jab
Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu was vaccinated against the coronavirus on live television becoming the first Israeli and one of the world's leaders to be inoculated.
He said: "I asked to be vaccinated first, together with Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, to serve as personal examples and encourage you to be vaccinated."
Joe Biden, the president of the US, receives the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
President-elect Joe Biden has received his first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine, saying he was getting the jab to show Americans it is safe to take.
"I'm doing this to demonstrate that people should be prepared when it's available to take the vaccine. There's nothing to worry about."
Kamala Harris receives first dose of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris received the first dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine live on television in Washington, DC, and urged Americans to get vaccinated for the virus.
"That was easy. Thank you. I barely felt it. I want to encourage everyone to get the vaccine. It is relatively painless. It happens really quickly. It is safe. It's literally about saving lives. I trust the scientists. And it is the scientists who created and approved this vaccine. So I urge everyone, when it is your turn, get vaccinated."
Dolly Parton gets Moderna coronavirus vaccine
Singer Dolly Parton turned her coronavirus vaccination into a public service announcement for the vaccine, complete with a song.
When the needle finally hit her shoulder, Parton said she got "a dose of my own medicine." She wasn’t kidding. Last spring, Parton donated $1 million to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for development of the Moderna vaccine. She felt generous toward the medical center because of treatment she received there after an automobile accident.