Empty vial of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine
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90-year-old Margaret Keenan was given the first of two immunisation injections, at Coventry University Hospital, against the coronavirus as part of the NHS programme.
How does the Covid-19 vaccine work?
The Covid-19 vaccine works in the same way all vaccines do, by sending a signal to our immune system to create the antibodies that will fight the virus.
See our Covid-19 FAQs: https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-help/coronavirus/coronavirus-vaccine/coronavirus-vaccine-faq
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