Margaret Keenan has made history. This 90-year-old woman has become the first person in the world to receive the vaccine from Pfizer Y BioNTech.
"I feel so privileged to be the first person to be vaccinated against Covid-19, it really is the best early bird gift I could wish for because it means that I will finally be able to spend time with my family and friends on New Years after spending much of the time. year alone ", recognized, excited, the native of Northern Ireland in statements to the The Telegraph.
With it, the vaccination schedule has started in the United Kingdom, the first country in the world to do so. Keenan, who has been vaccinated at Coventry University Hospital, has advised the population "that if they offer you the vaccine, take it, I could have it with 90, then you can too."
Reactions have also come from British institutions. Matt Hancock, the country's Minister of Health, has stated before Sky News find himself "quite excited" after living "a pretty rough year for many people" and pointing out that "we finally have our light at the end of the tunnel."