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First Americans vaccinated as COVID death toll in U.S. crosses 300,000

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A New York City intensive care unit nurse became the first person in the United States on Monday to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine rollout comes at a time when the nation’s COVID-19 death toll crossed 300,000.

Sandra Lindsay, who treated some of the sickest COVID-19 patients for several months, received the vaccination at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in the New York City borough of Queens. Lindsay said, “I feel hopeful today, relieved. I feel like healing is coming. I hope this marks the beginning of the end of a very painful time in our history.” By day’s end on Monday, vaccines had reached nearly all of the 145 U.S. distribution sites that had been selected to receive the initial batch of doses, and several major hospital systems launched immunizations immediately… (Reuters, December 14, 2020)

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