January 22nd local time, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Gates Foundation of the United States, tweeted that he felt good after getting the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and thanked the medical staff.
Live photos show Bill Gates wearing a black mask and smiling, clenching his fist to the camera.
Bill Gates wrote, “One of the benefits of turning 65 is that I am eligible for the coronavirus vaccine. I got my first dose of COVID-19 this week and it was feeling good.
Thank you to all the scientists, volunteers, supervisors and healthcare workers who have brought us to this point.”
According to the Russian Satellite News Agency, Bill Gates has been actively advocating scientific epidemic prevention, and its Gates Foundation has provided hundreds of millions of dollars to accelerate the development and equitable distribution of coronavirus testing tools, drugs and vaccines.
However, Bill Gates himself was attacked by conspiracy theorists for this, slandered as creating the virus when he developed a vaccine.
After Biden was sworn in as President of the United States on January 20 this year, Bill Gates issued a public document calling for cooperation with the Biden administration on challenges such as the coronavirus.
According to Xinhua News Agency, according to the recommendation of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the early vaccination program in the United States is to vacculate medical staff and groups living in long-term care institutions such as nursing homes first, followed by people aged 75 and above, front-line core security department staff, and then people aged 65 to 74.
groups between the ages of 16 and 64 with high risk of health status and other core safeguard sector staff.
After prioritizing vaccination for these groups, vaccinations are gradually extended to other public.