Queen Elizabeth II Says COVID Vaccine is Quick, Painless and Helps Others

“Well, once you’ve had the vaccine you have a feeling of, you know, you’re protected, which is, I think, very important,” Queen Elizabeth II said in a video call.

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FILE - In this Thursday Oct. 15, 2020 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II visits the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) at Porton Down, England, to view the Energetics Enclosure and display of weaponry and tactics used in counter intelligence. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is encouraging people to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying the shot is quick, harmless and will help protect others against the disease. In a video call with the officials responsible for rolling out the vaccine broadcast on Friday Feb. 26, 2021, the 94-year-old monarch compared the effort that’s gone into Britain’s national vaccination campaign to the way people worked together during World War II. (Ben Stansall/Pool via AP, File)
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