Pfizer CEO says he is “filled with emotion” as his father-in-law receives COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer CEO is "filled with emotion" as his father-in-law receives vaccine in Greece

Pfizer CEO is "filled with emotion" as his father-in-law receives vaccine in Greece

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer, Albert Bourla, announced on Twitter that his father-in-law got vaccinated in Greece.

“This is my father-in-law, the 1st member of our family to receive his 1st dose of the vaccine,” he posted.

“At 84, he is high-risk & graciously waited his turn in Greece. I’ve heard many stories from people filled with emotion at seeing their loved ones get vaccinated. Now, I know the feeling,” he added.

Dr. Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer.
Dr. Albert Bourla.

The COVID-19 vaccination program for people over the age of 85 started last week.

Vaccinations for health workers who are on the front line of the battle is also underway.

It is recalled that the vaccination against COVID-19 is free for everyone.

176,689 people have received the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, of which 168,809 have received the first dose while the remaining 7,880 the second one as well.

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