9 Dec 2020

Covid-19: Britain starts rolling out vaccine

From Morning Report, 8:42 am on 9 December 2020

Britain has become the first country to begin using a fully tested vaccine against Covid-19.

The first person to receive the jab was 90-year-old Margaret Keenan who described the moment as "the best early birthday present" she could wish for.

As the mass immunisation programme kicks off, millions of British citizens will be vaccinnated by the new year.

London correspondent Vinny McAvinney speaks to Susie Ferguson.