Prince William Receives First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

“To all those working on the vaccine rollout — thank you for everything you’ve done and continue to do," the prince wrote in a statement.

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In this picture tweeted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Britain's Prince William receives his coronavirus vaccine in London, Tuesday, May 18, 2021. (Kensington Palace via AP)
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LONDON (AP) — Prince William said Thursday he has received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine as Britain’s National Health Service expands it inoculation program to younger people. William, 38, received his shot at London’s Science Museum, one of the large-scale vaccination centers opened around the country. A photo of the prince receiving his shot was posted on his social media account. “On Tuesday, I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine,’’ he wrote.…

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