Dec 14, 2020 - Politics & Policy

In photos: First coronavirus vaccines administered in the U.S.

The first doses of Pfizer's long-awaited coronavirus vaccine were distributed in the U.S. on Monday.

The state of play: Vaccines will first go to frontline health care workers followed by older and vulnerable populations. The distribution of Pfizer vaccine marks the beginning of a possible end of the coronavirus pandemic, and may soon be followed by a rollout of vaccines from Moderna and AstraZeneca.

In photos...

The Pfizer vaccine. Photo: Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images
The Pfizer vaccine. Photo: Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images
Sandra Lindsay, a nurse, is inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 14 in Queens, New York City. Photo: Mark Lennihan - Pool/Getty Images
Sandra Lindsay, a nurse, is inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 14 in Queens, New York City. Photo: Mark Lennihan - Pool/Getty Images
Beth Sum, RN, receives a COVID-19 on Monday in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo: Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
Beth Sum, RN, receives a COVID-19 vaccine on Monday in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo: Jon Cherry/Getty Images
Gov. Andy Beshear watches as Dr. Jason Smith receives a COVID-19 vaccination on Monday in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo: Jon Cherry/Getty Images
Gov. Andy Beshear watches as Dr. Jason Smith receives a COVID-19 vaccination on Monday in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo: Jon Cherry/Getty Images
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