Denmark’s Queen Margrethe is First Royal to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

The palace has announced that Denmark’s Queen Margrethe is the first European Royal to get the COVID-19 vaccine. She’s the first sovereign who is publicly receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. The Amalienborg Palace announced that Queen Margrethe has today been vaccinated against COVID-19. However, she will again vaccinated after a few weeks. She has now become the first European Royal to acknowledge the vaccine. In April 2020, the third cousin of the British Monarch had celebrated her 80th birthday. 

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COVID-19 Vaccine in Europe 

The Denmark health officials have said in a statement that they will space out the COVID-19 vaccine in two doses. It will allow more people to receive the vaccine. In a recent move by Queen Margrethe, she has received the COVID-19 vaccine and has become the first European Royal to be vaccinated. The recommendations are for Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, and the officials are already going through the first phase by administrating the vaccine. However, the UK has extended the interval of two doses to 12 weeks. But, Danish officials are looking forward to vaccinating as many people as they can. Moreover, the announcement that the Danish Queen has been vaccinated has come from the palace. The Queen will be again vaccinated in a few weeks for the second dose. While addressing the Nation, the Queen said in her speech that she has only celebrated Christmas with Crown Prince Joachim and Princess Marie. Whereas the Queen has seen Crown Prince Frederik and his family during the festive holidays. 

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe is First Royal to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe is First Royal to Get COVID-19 Vaccine. The announcement has been made at The Amalienborg Palace. She will receive the second dose in a few weeks. The officials have accelerated the process of vaccination in Denmark. On December 27, Inoculations started in the country. More than 30,000 Danes have been treated with the two-stage Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. The priority has been given to senior citizens and health care workers. The Queen has also said earlier that she has celebrated Christmas with only Crown Prince Joachim and Princess Marie. She has also seen Crown Prince Frederik and his family during the holidays.