First Britons receive Covid-19 vaccine, a landmark moment in the pandemic

Cardiff, Wales (CNN)The United Kingdom has become the first Western nation toΒ begin vaccinatingΒ its citizens with a Covid-19 shot outside of clinical trials — a landmark moment in theΒ coronavirus pandemic.Β The first Briton to get theΒ Pfizer/BioNTech vaccineΒ — 90-year-old Margaret Keenan — received the first of two doses at 6:31 a.m. local time on Tuesday at University Hospital in Coventry, less than a week after the UK became the first country to approve it.

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