A retired 87-year-old race expert from Newcastle will help make medical history when he does his “homework” and becomes one of the first people in the Western world to get the Covid vaccine.
Harry Shukla said before receiving his vaccination: “I am very happy that we are hoping to approach the end of this epidemic and I am happy to do my duty by getting the vaccine.” “I feel like it’s my duty to do that and do everything I can to help.”
Shukla and his wife, Rangan, 83, will receive their first two injections of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle Tuesday morning, a week after Britain became the first country in the Western world to approve a vaccine against the Coronavirus:
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