US: Pence to receive Covid-19 vaccine on Friday

US: Pence to receive Covid-19 vaccine on Friday

Moses Kuwema

Vice President Mike Pence is expected to publicly receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday December 18, 2020, as a way of building confidence among Americans. 

According to a statement from his office, Vice President Pence will be joined by second lady Karen Pence, in a move that is aimed at promoting the safety and efficacy of the vaccine and build confidence among the American people. 

Also joining Vice President Pence and second lady Karen in receiving the vaccine will be Surgeon General Jerome Adams. 

“This event will take place at the White House. Additional details about the Vice President’s event are forthcoming,” the statement reads.