Mike Pence and his wife Karen received vaccines from Pfizer and BioNTech. The Vice President thanked the doctors.
US Vice President Mike Pence has been publicly vaccinated against the coronavirus. The procedure was broadcast live by American TV channels on Friday, December 18.
Together with Pence, his wife Karen and US Surgeon General Jerome Adams were also vaccinated. All three received the vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech.
They were seated on chairs in the hall with journalists. First, the doctor asked them to confirm that they had no previous allergic reactions to vaccines, and also that they had been explained everything about the drug.
After a short interview, injections were made into the left shoulder, after which the doctor warned that this was only the first part of the vaccination, for some time the arm could ache and after 21 days it would be necessary to return for the second injection. The whole procedure took several minutes.
вЂњI didn't feel anything. Well done. I appreciate your service to the country,вЂќ Pence thanked the doctors.
According to him, he and his wife are pleased to set an example of vaccination with вЂњa safe and effective vaccine against coronavirus.вЂќ
вЂњI believe that history will remain that this week was the beginning of the end of the coronavirus pandemic,вЂќ Pence added.
Recall that this week in the United States began mass use of the vaccine produced by Pfizer and BioNTech.