A New York nurse named Sandra Lindsay has been the first person to receive the highly anticipated COVID-19 vaccine.
But it seems the news has solicited some serious mixed reactions...
The update that we've been waiting months for is
American pharmaceutical company Pfizer had been tirelessly working on a vaccine...
via: ShutterstockAnd it's ready to distribute.
This is unbelievably exciting news...But what's even more exciting is the promised effectiveness of the new vaccine.
Now, of course, 2020 has been nothing short of terrible.
via: GettyThe coronavirus pandemic took the entire planet hostage back in March and things have been diabolical, to say the least.
Originating in Wuhan, China, the virus spread across the world at an alarming rate...
via: GettyAnd right now, there are currently 72,859,198 cases of the virus.
Over 1.6 million people have tragically died as a result...
via: GettyAnd even more alarmingly so, the United States of America is the worst affected country in the world - with more than 300,000 deaths alone.
Many believe the terribly high number of deaths could have been prevented...
via: GettyIf certain individuals listened to the experts and practiced social distancing and mask-wearing!
There's no denying how unprepared the entire world was for this pandemic...And Donald Trump's eagerness to tone down the virus didn't at all go to plan.
And even when the president tested positive for COVID himself...He continued to play it down and insist that we can simply "live with the virus."
This was extremely alarming for many to hear from one of the most powerful leaders in the world...
@realDonaldTrump “Don’t let it dominate you!” It’s like Trump is saying the >210,000 who have died were weak, like… https://t.co/NQxMWCwa0k— MURRAY🧢🇺🇸 (@MURRAY🧢🇺🇸)1601944995.0
Pharmaceutical organizations from all around the world have been working tirelessly to create a vaccine...
via: ShutterstockBut, to begin with, they didn't have much luck.
However, today seems to finally be the day that brings us some good news.
And as for the results so far?
via: FacebookWell, they're looking so good that some countries have started distributing the COVID vaccine out to their citizens - including today's first vaccine in the US.