Mujer de 90 años fue la primera en recibir la vacuna Pfizer / 90-year-old woman first to get Pfizer vaccine

Una mujer de 90 ha sido la primera persona en el Reino Unido y el mundo en recibir la vacuna contra la covid-19 desarrollada por la farmacéutica estadounidense Pfizer y su socio alemán BioNTech, informaron este martes los medios.

Margaret Keenan, de 90 años, fue filmada y fotografiada mientras se le administró la vacuna -en torno a las 6.30 GMT- en el Hospital Universitario de Coventry, en el centro de Inglaterra.

Los reguladores británicos dieron la semana pasada luz verde a esta vacuna, que a partir de este martes empezará a ser suministrada para los grupos más vulnerables del Reino Unido.

90-year-old woman first to get Pfizer vaccine

The United Kingdom kicked off its biggest-ever vaccine campaign in history on Tuesday, as 90-year-old grandmother Margaret Keenan became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech jab against COVID-19.

At 6:31 am GMT early riser Maggie was given the life-saving jab by nurse May Parsons at her local hospital in Coventry to mark what the National Health Service (NHS) has dubbed a “landmark moment” on V-Day or Vaccine Day in the fight against the deadly virus.˘

“I feel so privileged to be the first person vaccinated against COVID-19, it’s the best early birthday present I could wish for because it means I can finally look forward to spending time with my family and friends in the New Year after being on my own for most of the year,” said Maggie, who turns 91 next week.