US President Donald Trump on Monday announced that the first vaccine against coronavirus has been administered in US. "Congratulations USA! Congratulations WORLD," he tweeted. Vaccines made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech are the first authorised for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration. Last week, UK had become the first country to administer Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccines.
Critical care nurse becomes 1st american to get covid-19 vaccine
Sandra Lindsay, a critical care nurse in New York, has become the first American to get vaccinated against coronavirus in a non-trial setting, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said. "This is what heroes look like...Thank you Sandra and thank you Dr Michelle Chester," Cuomo tweeted. She took the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on live television.