President Joe Biden got vaccinated with a COVID-19 booster shot on Monday; encouraging more and more Americans to come forward and take their jabs. The third jab is highly controversial. Amid these controversies, Biden’s inoculation has created a lot of speculations all around. However, the American President took his first jab on December 21, 2020; and followed it with a second jab on January 11, 2021. Now that he has received both the jabs; he was eligible for the third shot.
Joe Biden Received his COVID-19 Booster Shot
American President Joe Biden received his COVID-19 booster on Monday; amid all the controversies revolving around the need for a third shot. He encouraged more and more Americans to come forward and receive their respective jabs. So far, the Coronavirus has killed more than 688,000 people in the United States; and has infected millions of them. However, to ensure more protection the FDA approved the booster jab for all those who are vaccinated with both doses.
Vaccinations Play a Very Important Role
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); have approved the COVID-19 booster shot for all Americans above 65 years of age. However, Pfizer BioNTech’s third jab is said to offer more protection; to all those who have already received both their Covid jabs. President Joe Biden highlighted the fact that vaccination plays a vital role; in eradicating the pandemic and bringing the world back to its normal pace. Besides that, he also said that definitely boosters are important; but getting vaccinated in the first place is more essential. Meanwhile, he added that he is completely fine and has not noticed any side effects after taking the booster jab; neither did he have any side effects; after receiving the first two doses of the Covid vaccine.
What did Biden Say about his COVID-19 Booster Shot Inoculation Experience?
Joking about his inoculation experience, Joe Biden said that he is 65; and he doesn’t look like it. He further added that this is the reason; why he is receiving the COVID-19 booster shot. Biden received his first and second dose alongside the first lady Jill Biden. Unfortunately, she could not accompany him on the third inoculation; as she was teaching at the Northern Virginia Community College, where she is an English professor.
Moreover, he asked the American citizens; to get themselves inoculated as soon as they can. He further emphasized the need for vaccinations; and how they offer protection from the deadly Coronavirus. Meanwhile, President Joe Biden has purchased 500 million more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc.