US administers first Moderna vaccines

Hartford (United States) (AFP) – A nurse at a hospital in Connecticut became one of the first people in the United States to receive the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine on Monday. Mandy Delgado, who works for Hartford Healthcare, was administered the shot around 11:40 am (1640 GMT), according to a live feed of the event. “I’m excited. I feel privileged,” the critical care nurse said afterwards, to a loud round of applause. The first Moderna inoculations come after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced late Friday that it had granted emergency approval for the vaccine. It also comes exac…

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