Joe Biden has just received the COVID-19 vaccine, hoping to show his fellow Americans that there is "nothing to worry about."

The news comes after Mike Pence was also vaccinated live on TV.

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Keep scrolling for the video of the groundbreaking moment...

Now, pharmaceutical organizations from all around the world have been working tirelessly to discover a vaccine for months...

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But, to begin with, they didn't have much luck.

However, some amazing news was brought to us a couple of weeks ago.

American multinational pharmaceutical corporation, Pfizer and German biotechnology company, BioNTech have been working on a coronavirus vaccine for the last few months, and now, it's finally ready.

The vaccine underwent its phase 3 study...

Which has enrolled 44,000 people in the U.S and in 5 other countries.

And as for the results?

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Well, they were looking that good that some countries have started distributing the COVID vaccine out to their citizens a few weeks ago.

Hundreds of thousands of people from all around the world have been waiting their turn to get the shot...

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And countries such as the United Kingdom have wasted absolutely no time in administering the vaccine.

However, despite this exciting news...

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There are many people who still don't trust the vaccine.

Fear and speculation surrounding the alleged "cure for COVID" have been rife...

And, when it was reported that some recipients had experienced an allergic reaction to the vaccine, the conspiracy theories began flooding in.

For the past week, the internet has been a COVID vaccine minefield...

With the words "zombies," "infertility," and "microchips" cropping up way too often.

So, in a bid to combat the fear and conspiracy theories...

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A whole host of politicians have vowed to have the vaccine administered live on TV.

Mirroring Elvis Presley's televised polio vaccine move in 1956...

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A number of the top names in congress and the White House have promised to receive the vaccine in front of an audience in an attempt to debunk any fears.

Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton announced earlier this month their intentions to get vaccinated on television...

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In an attempt to bolster trust and confidence in the shots among Americans.

But one man beat them to it...

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Vice President Mike Pence.

Yep, in a move none of us were expecting, the vice president sat down and received the vaccine live on TV.

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Along with his wife, Karen, and U.S. surgeon general Jerome Adams, he was inoculated with the first dose of the 2-shot vaccine at 8 a.m. in the Eisenhower Executive Office building in Washington, DC last week.

The moment was streamed live onto YouTube...

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Where over eight-thousand people tuned in to watch. "I didn't feel a thing," Pence said once the injection had been administered, adding that the vaccine was "safe and effective."

Now, Joe Biden has also joined the list of political figures to receive the vaccine publicly.

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The president-elect and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.

And with more and more prominent political figures choosing to do so, lots of people are wondering the same thing...

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This move comes as yet another attempt to assure Americans that the vaccine is safe to take.

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Biden received the COVID-19 vaccine on live TV at a hospital in Newark, Delaware, saying he was doing it to show there is "nothing to worry about" and that Americans should get vaccinated once it's more readily available.

He then went on to thank the scientists and healthcare professionals that made this moment possible.

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Referring to them as "heroes," he told them "we owe you big, we really do."

But he also urged that this is just the beginning.

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"Wear a mask, socially distance, and if you don't have to travel, don't travel," Biden said, talking about the upcoming Christmas holidays. "It's really important because we’re still in the thick of this."

And while all that's going on, where is Donald Trump?

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The president has both praised himself for the vaccine's speedy development and spread factually incorrect conspiracy theories claiming the FDA delayed its approval so he'd lose the election.

But he has still not given us any information on whether he's getting vaccinate or not.

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But his right-hand man Mike Pence did say this: "From early on, President Trump gave the White House coronavirus task force one mission and that was to save lives. And in the midst of one of the most challenging years in the life of this nation, I truly do believe that despite the heartbreak and hardship that we have endured as a nation that we have done just that." I guess we'll just have to wait and see...

Here's the moment Joe Biden received the COVID-19 vaccine:

For more news on how some people have reacted recklessly to the virus, keep scrolling...