Vice President-elect Kamala Harris received her first dose of a coronavirus vaccine on camera at United Medical Center in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday — part of an effort by U.S. health officials to persuade more Americans to get inoculated.
They each received the vaccine developed by Moderna, one of two COVID-19 vaccines to receive emergency use authorization in the United States.
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris receives a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at United Medical Center in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
(Leah Millis/Reuters)She said she chose United Medical Center, the only public hospital in Washington, D.C., for that reason.
President-elect Joe Biden received his first dose of a coronavirus vaccine on television last week.