Covid-19 vaccines arrive at MIT (2021)

 

At the end of December [2020], MIT received its first shipment of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine. Almost immediately the immunization of physicians, nurses, other clinicians; front-desk staff; medical housekeepers; and others who have patient-facing roles, such as the campus testing and tracing team, began. Before the end of 2020, MIT Medical had provided a first dose of vaccine to every at-risk staff member who requested a vaccine.

Before the end of 2020, MIT Medical had provided a first dose of vaccine to every at-risk staff member who requested one. The first person to be vaccinated was Lead Medical Housekeeper Fatima Rosario, who has led the effort to keep MIT Medical’s facilities sanitized and safe for patients and staff.

Video by Melanie Gonick/MIT

MIT News, 10 January 2021

Timeline: 2020s
Department: Administration
Career: Community
Object: Video
Collection: Administrators, Caribbean, COVID-19, Latina/o and Latin America, Rising Voices 1995-Present, Staff, Women