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Thackray Museum becomes Covid vaccination hub

Category: COVID-19

“Just to witness the very best of modern medicine in action alongside the whole history of humanity’s centuries of effort to understand and overcome disease is hard to describe.”

–Nat Edwards, Director, Thackray Museum of Medicine

Thackray Museum of Medicine has become the first UK museum to assist in the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine, which was given to patients for the first time this week. Working with Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, the museum has adapted its conference centre into a fully functioning vaccination hub, providing a safe, contained and secure facility for people to receive doses of the historic Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.

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