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New York health care worker among first to get Covid-19 vaccine

December 14, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

New York state administered its first non-trial vaccine this morning to a health care worker. The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine was administered to Sandra Lindsay, a critical care nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York City, at about 9:20 a.m. ET Monday during a livestream organized by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

New York state administered its first non-trial vaccine this morning to a health care worker.

The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine was administered to Sandra Lindsay, a critical care nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York City, at about 9:20 a. m. ET Monday during a livestream organized by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

US stocks posted solid gains Monday morning as the first doses of Pfizer’s and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine have arrived following approval for emergency use by the FDA Friday night.

Eleven months after the earliest recorded case of coronavirus in the United States, medical workers are preparing to give the first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine today.

Willis-Knighton Health System in Shreveport, Louisiana, will receive their first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine by 11:30 a. m. ET Monday morning, Public Relations Manager Terrie Roberts tells CNN.

More on the vaccine: Eleven months after the earliest recorded case of coronavirus in the United States, medical workers are preparing to give the first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, with deliveries set to arrive at administration sites this morning.

US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said he will watch frontline workers get vaccinated in Washington, DC on the first day of the rollout.

“I’m just excited that I’m going to get to see some frontline health care workers today, as part of the plan to George Washington Hospital vaccination, and get to see them getting vaccinated -- some of the first people in the county,” Azar told NBC’s Savannah Guthrie on “Today. ”

The United States is currently negotiating an additional order of 100 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla told CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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