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Today hostsand Jenna Bush Hager received their first dose of the vaccine live on TV.
The pair were joined by Craig Melvin, Sheinelle Jones, and Dylan Dreyer for the major update, as New York state opens up the vaccination to all age groups.
The moment was aired on TV on Wednesday live from Rockefeller Plaza, andand - who already have had their vaccinations - cheered their colleagues on as they received the shot.
Our anchor team is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in New York, so they’re getting their first dose live on the plaza. Plus,Dave Chokshi joins us to answer some common vaccination questions.
Halting AZ jab in under-50s would slow UK roll-out by 75%
Vaccine delivery figures from Scotland that were leaked earlier this year show that the British-made jab makes up three-quarters of the UK's supplies - but it is at the centre of growing doubts. The UK's drug regulator is considering suspending the AstraZeneca vaccine in younger Britons over the blood clot fears, which could throw lockdown-easing plans into disarray. Officials have been probing the jab's safety and will unveil their findings in a televised 3pm press conference with England's deputy chief medical officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam and other top health bosses.— TODAY (@TODAYshow)
WATCH: Today hosts get their vaccine shots
"The vaccine rollout is in full force, nearly 170 million doses given here in the U.S. so far," said 56-year-old Hoda, "and we're about to add five more people to the count right now."
"What a day, what a privilege — so grateful to receive the vaccine! Hoping this helps spread awareness and encourages others to do the same, so we can get back to life as we love it!" Savannah later shared on Instagram.
Savannah couldn't wait to get her vaccine
Craig, however, found himself getting emotional on TV as he thanked the doctor for giving him the shot.
"I'm so thankful for the science and the scientists, but I think we should also remember some 560-plus thousand people in this country that we've lost in the last year to this dreadful virus," he added.
'I travelled internationally all year without catching Covid'
Travel expert Gilbert Ott, who runs the flight tips site God Save The Points, said in 2020 and 2021 he flew to New York (twice), Santorini, Los Angeles and Palm Springs and remained virus-free. The 34-year-old said: 'I have at least 10 tests to my name as proof, across varying periods of time. Each time I stayed in a hotel or Airbnb and observed quarantine and restrictions in each country.
"Grateful for both that and the information your team provided before I went in today," commented one viewer.
"I watched you all getting vaccinated earlier and it was a real tear jerker!" added another, as one fan said their decisions was a public service."
Craig found himself almost in tears
Al, 66, haswhile at a Walgreens several weeks ago.
Al's decision to get vaccinated came after he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2020.
He underwent surgery in November He recently opened up in a heartfelt interview on The Kelly Clarkson Show and gave an update on his health.
Hoda received her shot a few weeks ago
"I was very fortunate, we caught it early," he said.
"It was an aggressive form of prostate cancer, but we caught it very early and we had a great surgeon from Memorial Sloane Kettering, and we got it all."
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THIRD of Britain saw ZERO Covid deaths last month .
Around 22 million people are living in areas across the UK which had no reported Covid-19 deaths in April, new analysis has revealed today.Fewer than 600 deaths within 28 days of a positive test have been reported this month, compared with more than 30,000 throughout the same period in January, according to analysis by the BBC.