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William Shakespeare Also Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

Next to the 90-year-old grandmother, Margaret Keenan, who became the first person in the world to receive Pfizer-BioNTech’s approved COVID-19 vaccine; is William Shakespeare, the second person to have received the said vaccine. You read it right, it’s William Shakespeare… from Warwickshire in England!

Source: Good Morning Britain| YouTube

Reuters, on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, has reported that Warwickshire’s William Shakespeare who is eighty-one (81) years old has also received the vaccine at University Hospital Coventry. In an interview conducted by the Good Morning Britain, one of the most well-known television show in the UK, Shakespeare said, “It could make a difference in our lives from now on, couldn’t it… It will be a precaution…”

Watch the interview with William Shakespeare here. It comes at the timestamp 4:30, right after Good Morning Britain’s coverage of Margaret Keenan:

Jokes Inspired by Mr. William Shakespeare of Warwickshire

Upon realizing that the second person to have received Pfizer-BioNTech’s approved COVID-19 vaccine is named after England’s greatest dramatist and poet, Twitter users have demonstrated some speed in making jokes and puns in relation to the English playwright and Mr. William Shakespeare of Warwickshire.

The jokes and puns include “The Taming of the Flu”, “The Two Gentlemen of Corona”, “Patient 2B or not 2B?” and some others.

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Source: Reuters, Good Morning Britain| YouTube

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