December 18th According to U.S. media reports, on the morning of the 18th local time, U.S. Vice President Pence was publicly vaccinated against the novel coronavirus through live television.
Previously, the U.S. Vice President’s Office said that the move was to “enhanc the safety and effectiveness of vaccines in the hearts of Americans and build confidence for them.”
On the same day, Pence’s wife Karen and Jerome Adams, the head of the United States Health Administration, were also vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
According to previous reports, U.S. President-elect Biden is expected to be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus for the first time early next week and plans to be vaccinated in public. Vice President-elect Harris will also be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus in public, but the exact time and details have not yet been determined.
The United States began vaccination against the coronavirus on December 14. The first group of vaccinations were medical staff and groups living in long-term care institutions such as nursing homes, but it will take months to vacculate a wide range of people. ( Overseas Network Yang Jia)