Coronavirus vaccination has started in the United Kingdom. The country is expected to deliver 800,000 doses by the end of December.

The first person to get an injection is ninety-year-old Margaret Keenan. Vaccinations are provided in seventy hospitals in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. But the British government and experts have already warned that the road to normalcy is still long.

A vaccination program unprecedented in the country’s history began at Coventry Hospital. “It feels strange, but it’s also a great feeling. The goal is noble,” said Margaret, who will soon be celebrating her 91st birthday on the BBC. Another injection, in three weeks, the Northern Irish woman will be able to count on seeing her grandchildren again. The historic vaccine was given by May Parsons, an immigrant from the Philippines. Health Secretary Matt Hancock made no secret of his joy. “It looks like this trifle. Something simple, it lasted a few seconds. And yet it is a very important moment” – stressed the politician on British Public Television. this is the beginning. First, the injection, which is produced by Pfizer and BioNTech, will be given to residents of nursing homes, as well as the people who care for them, as well as people over the age of 80 and healthcare workers. Experts warn that we will see signs of a return to normal in the UK in the spring, and for now, we still need to maintain our distances, wash our hands, limit meetings, and cover our faces, eyes and nose.

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“The vaccine will gradually change a lot, but I stress it: Gradually. Because the goal has not yet been achieved, we have not yet overcome the virus. It is important for people to understand that, unfortunately, in some parts of the country the number of infections is still increasing. Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The second person in the world to get an injection is Mr. William Shakespeare, 81 years old. According to media reports, the vaccine will be accepted by Queen Elizabeth II as well, although it will not be treated as a priority. Whether to announce this moment is still going on to encourage the elderly to be vaccinated.