US President-elect Biden was publicly vaccinated with Pfizer's new crown vaccine at Christiana Care Hospital in Delaware on Monday afternoon, ABC reported. The report also said Biden's wife, Dr. Jill Biden, had been vaccinated earlier Monday.
According to CNN, Biden also expressed his gratitude to the people involved in the development and distribution of the vaccine and the front-line medical staff, saying: "we owe these people too much.".
Biden also said, "I'm doing this to prove that people should be prepared to vaccinate when there is a vaccine available. There is nothing to worry about. I'm looking forward to the second shot, and so is Jill. " He also said that the promotion of the vaccine is still in its infancy.
According to CNN, Biden also urged Americans to follow the advice of public health experts, put on masks and keep social distance. If not absolutely necessary, don't travel during the Christmas holiday.
Novel coronavirus pneumonia, Jerome Adams, said Monday that President Trump had been receiving monoclonal antibody therapy after the diagnosis of the new crown pneumonia. The doctor hoped that he could wait for Jerome, so he had not been vaccinated. The report says that the Adams is not available.
"I talked to his doctors and they wanted people to understand that if you've recently been vaccinated with monoclonal antibodies, the food and drug administration says you should wait a few weeks before you get vaccinated." "So the president hasn't been vaccinated because his doctor advised him to wait," Adams told reporters
In addition, the National Institutes of Health said infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci is expected to be vaccinated on Tuesday (22nd local time).