London: Renowned naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough has acquired the primary dose of the coronavirus vaccine, his consultant confirmed on Tuesday. The information concerning the 94-year-old pure historian comes days after it was revealed Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip had been vaccinated.
According to BBC, it’s not identified which vaccine Attenborough has been given or precisely when he had it. “The Perfect Planet” host joins well-known names like actors Joan Collins (87), Brian Blessed (84), Ian McKellen (81) and singer Tom Jones (80) to obtain the primary of two doses of the vaccine.
There are at present three vaccines authorized for administration within the UK – Oxford-AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. Attenborough, who has been isolating at his London house, final month mentioned he would undoubtedly wish to be vaccinated when time comes.
“At 94, I think I’m entitled! I’m sufficient of a scientist still, I hope, to realise this is the thing to do,” he instructed the Telegraph newspaper.