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Oxford Man, 82, first in world to get Oxford/AstraZeneca jab

An 82-year-old male in the United Kingdom has become the first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University outside of clinical trials. Brian Pinker was administered a dose on January 4th, a little less than a week after the UK approved it. The vaccine had emerged early on as one of the most promising, but was not among the first to receive regulatory approval.

Published: January 4, 2021

The Guardian

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