Harris To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine On Tuesday

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 23: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks to the media after dropping off toys at Washington DC Fire Station 1 on December 23, 2020 in the West End neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Vice President-Elect Harris, Mr. Emhoff, and their staff purchased 46 gifts for local children and their families from Sullivan’s Toys & Art Supplies, family-owned and operated since 1954 making it D.C.’s oldest toy shop still in operation. (Photo by Cheriss May/Getty Images)
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks to the media after dropping off toys at Washington DC Fire Station 1 on December 23, 2020. (Photo by Cheriss May/Getty Images)
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December 29, 2020 8:37 a.m.
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The Biden transition team announced on Monday evening that Vice President-elect Kamala Harris would be administered the vaccine for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

President-elect Joe Biden received the vaccine in a televised event last week.

“I’m doing this to demonstrate that people should be prepared, when it’s available, to take the vaccine,” he said. “There’s nothing to worry about.”

Several days before Biden was vaccinated, incoming White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki stated that the president-elect and Harris would be receiving the vaccine at separate times to prevent them from suffering the potential side effects simultaneously.

Earlier this month, leading COVID-19 expert Anthony Fauci stressed the urgency of Biden and Harris receiving the vaccine as they prepare to enter the White House in January.

“For security reasons, I really feel strongly that we should get them vaccinated as soon as we possibly can,” he said during an interview on “Good Morning America.”

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