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First Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Administered In US

The first doses of Pfizer and BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine were administered on Monday to health care workers around the country. In New York, a critical care nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center was the first in the state — and among the first in the country — to receive an injection.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd talks to Dr. David Battinelli, chief medical officer for Northwell Health, which runs Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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