Queen urges Britons to ‘think about others’ and get vaccine jab
The Queen has encouraged people to “think about other people rather than themselves” and get the Covid-19 jab in a video call with health officials leading the deployment of the vaccine across the UK.
Describing her own coronavirus vaccination, she said: “It was very quick, and I’ve had lots of letters from people who have been very surprised at how easy it was to get the vaccine. And the jab – it didn’t hurt at all.”
The monarch praised the vaccine programme, describing its rapid progress as “remarkable”, and told the health leaders to “keep up the good work”.
She said: “Once you’ve had the vaccine, you have a feeling of, you know, you’re protected, which is I think very important. I think the other thing is, that it is obviously difficult for people if…