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Covid-19: Photograph collection records historic vaccine rollout

BMJ 2021; 373 doi: (Published 04 May 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;373:n1125
  1. Alison Shepherd
  1. The BMJ

This picture showing a 92 year old man receiving his covid vaccine is among a collection of photographs brought together to showcase the people behind the UK’s vaccination effort. Gavin Chestnutt, a GP partner at Ballycastle Medical Practice, Country Antrim, took a ferry to Rathlin Island to give Duncan Smythe his first jab in March.

Taken by Liam McBurney, the photograph is in a series of images taken with Jude Palmer and Glenn Edward in February and March of people receiving vaccines at mobile units, care homes, and pop-up sites across the UK.


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