Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Receives the COVID-19 Vaccine and Urges Americans to Continue Taking Precautions

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Apollo XI Lunar Module Pilot, USAF Colonel and Moonwalker, Dr. Buzz Aldrin received a COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.

“As we move forward into 2021, I want to send a message of hope and inspiration to the American people and to all the world – help is here.  I am proud to step forward to take this safe coronavirus vaccine that is provided – in record time – for all the world; this effort truly is a miracle,” Buzz Aldrin remarked.       

Describing his experience: “Getting the COVID-19 vaccine was painless.  I want to thank all the scientists, healthcare workers, and government officials who worked tirelessly to develop and distribute the COVID-19 vaccine quickly and safely.  I urge everyone to sign up for a vaccination as soon as possible when they are eligible to do so that life can return to normal soon.”  

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