Joe Biden receives second dose of coronavirus vaccine on camera

Joe Biden receives second dose of coronavirus vaccine on camera

JOE BIDEN has received a second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on camera to show fellow Americans that it is safe.

The President-Elect of the United States is set to be inaugurated on 20 January, and should be fully immune to the virus by that date due to receiving two doses of the Pfizer vaccine and one week having passed since the second dose.

Mr Biden received the first dose of the vaccine at the end of December, and did so on live television, stating he was doing so in order to prove to Americans that it is safe.

"I'm doing this to demonstrate that people should be prepared-- when it's available-- to take the vaccine," Mr Biden said before receiving the vaccine.

"There's nothing to worry about."


Joe Biden receiving the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in December

Yesterday, Mr Biden again received the vaccine on camera, but while he reiterated his promise to "get the entire Covid operation up and running," his speech also touched on the insurrection at the Capitol last week and the possible impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump.

Mr Biden's own safety at the upcoming inauguration was also discussed, with the President-elect stating he was "not afraid of taking the oath outside", and his team and security had been briefed on potential security risks.

He called for a "real, serious focus on holding those folks who engaged in sedition and threatened people's lives, defaced public property, caused great damage-- that they be held accountable".

Mr Biden went on to say that he hopes 50 million people can be vaccinated in the Untied States within his first 100 days in office, adding he is "confident we can get done what we have to get done".


To date, the United States has recorded 22.7 million cases of Covid-19.

376,000 people have lost their lives to the disease in America since the pandemic began.