Praising Operation Warp Pace launched by the Trump administration, US Vice President Mike Pence assured Individuals that the coronavirus vaccine is “secure” and “efficient”.
File photograph of US Vice President Mike Pence and his spouse Karen Pence (Photograph Credit: AP)
US Vice President Mike Pence on Friday acquired the coronavirus vaccine, turning into the highest-profile world chief to be vaccinated for Covid-19. Earlier this month, the US authorised Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for emergence use.
Pence was administered a shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine on dwell tv alongside together with his spouse Karen and Surgeon Common Jerome Adams. The White Home had introduced earlier this week that Vice President Mike Pence will likely be vaccinated within the public eye with a purpose to increase Individuals’ confidence in the direction of the vaccine.
An occasion was organised in an workplace suite within the Eisenhower Govt Workplace Constructing for a similar. Through the occasion, three medical employees from the Walter Reed Nationwide Navy Medical Heart administered the Covid-19 vaccine to Mike Pence, his spouse Karen and Surgeon Common Adams.
Addressing the media after receiving the vaccine, Vice President Pence stated, “Because the Christmas Vacation approaches, that is at all times a season of hope. We collect right here right this moment on the finish of a historic week to affirm to the American those that hope is on the best way.”
— Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) December 18, 2020
Terming the vaccine as “secure” and “efficient”, Pence stated that the primary Covid-19 vaccine is being distributed in states throughout the nation as a part of ‘Operation Warp Pace’. Operation Warp Pace was launched by outgoing US President Donald Trump earlier this yr.
Nonetheless, outgoing US President Donald Trump is but to turn into a recipient of the Covid-19 vaccine himself.
US President-elect Joe Biden, then again, will receive a dose of the coronavirus vaccine subsequent week.