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Last Week: ICU Nurse Is First Non-Trial U.S. Patient to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine by Eric Levenson

In US news and current events today, the first person in the U.S. to get the COVID-19 vaccine is this nurse from New York. Long Island Jewish Medical Center ICU nurse Sandra Lindsay became the first non-trial patient to receive the Pfizer / BioNtech vaccine in the U.S. Sandra Lindsay’s vaccination was live streamed, with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tuning in.

Last week a critical care nurse was the first person in New York and among the first people in the United States to get a shot of the coronavirus vaccine authorized by the US Food and Drug Administration.Sandra Lindsay, an ICU nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York City, was administered the vaccine during a live video event at about 9:20 a.m. ET on Monday. Dr. Michelle Chester, the corporate director of employee health services at Northwell Health, delivered the shot.”She has a good touch, and it didn’t feel any different than taking any other vaccine,” Lindsay said immediately afterward. To read more go to the link below:

https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/14/us/coronavirus-vaccine-first-shot/index.html

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