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  • people in different parts of the UK will start to be given their first dose off the coronavirus vaccine.

  • Those over 80 care home staff and frontline NHS workers will be prioritized as the rollout off the first immunization program begins in hospitals, military personnel and planners are on hand to help when the program is expanded.

  • Our health editor, Hugh Pym, reports on what the NHS says is the biggest vaccination program in its history.

  • Tomorrow they will be part of history among the very first to get the coronavirus jobs.

  • Hurry and Ranjan are in their eighties.

  • So in the top priority groups on, they'll go in together to be vaccinated at Newcastle's Royal Infirmary.

  • I'm really excited about it, and I I feel you know that it's good, you know, that I got the opportunity of doing yet and so I'm not nervous or or anything like that are looking forward to the hopes of a nation on your shoulders.

  • Thier head of NHS England, visited the Royal Free Hospital in London to see their preparations for the start of vaccinations.

  • We're gonna have to continue to be very careful, but if we do that, I think There's every chance that we will look back on tomorrow as marking a decisive turning point in the battle against Corona virus.

  • Relax your arm.

  • I better roll your sleeve right up here.

  • They're demonstrating how it will be done as they draw up plans to vaccinate 80 patients over the age of 80 tomorrow.

  • Ondas the week goes on.

  • Care home workers in some NHS staff on.

  • Of course, the vaccine needs to be stored at ultra low temperatures in special fridge units.

  • The pace of it over the last three days or so has been particularly challenging on.

  • There's so many bits to get ready, particularly because this vaccine, it's not like any other vaccine on the handling off it.

  • So we've had to make sure that we've got the right people to be able to support it.

  • Everything ready for tomorrow?

  • Yes, we're all their staff say they are ready for what's being billed as the biggest vaccination program in the history of the NHS.

  • It will undoubtedly be a hugely significant moment when hospitals like this one start delivering the vaccine tomorrow.

  • But then comes the challenge for the NHS of getting it out into local communities.

  • GPS in England have been told they can start vaccinating from next week.

  • Plans for getting the vaccine to care home residents are being worked out.

  • Officials in Northern Ireland and England said today it will start before Christmas.

  • Scotland's first minister, meanwhile, was being briefed on preparations at Edinburgh's Western General Hospital.

  • This is the one off, perhaps the final stage of this pandemic for Scotland, and I think it's a moment for us to feel more optimistic than we have in the past nine months.

  • Ondas The vaccine arrived at this center in North Wales.

  • Health chiefs around the UK was saying although there was cause for optimism, the rules on social distancing were no less important.

people in different parts of the UK will start to be given their first dose off the coronavirus vaccine.

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