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An 82-year-old dialysis patient is the first person in the UK to receive the new Oxford and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine – Business Insider Australia

An 82-year-old man was the first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University since the UK began its rollout, the country’s…



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  • Brian Pinker, 82, was the first person to receive AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s COVID-19 vaccine on Monday morning as the UK began its rollout, the country’s National Health Service said.
  • Pinker, a dialysis patient, said he was “so pleased” to get the shot and could now look forward to celebrating his wedding anniversary with his wife in 2021.
  • The second person to get the shot was an 88-year-old father of three named Trevor Cowlett, and the third was Andrew Pollard, an Oxford professor…

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