I was excited to get my first COVID vaccination on Tuesday. At 52, I’m young to qualify for the vaccine (and delighted to use the words ‘young’ and ’52’ in a sentence), but I’m immunocompromised, so fall into group 1b of the rollout.
My parents had both had the jab, as had a couple of their friends, and none experienced worse than a sore arm.
The needle itself was fine. Just a scratch, no pain, and my arm didn’t hurt afterwards. I took a selfie, tweeted about my shot, and felt nothing but…