LIVE VIDEO: Pence And Wife Receive COVID Vaccine

NBC News reports:

Vice President Mike Pence is set to receive the Covid-19 vaccine in a televised appearance Friday in an effort to promote its safety and boost public confidence in its effectiveness.

The vaccine is being given to Pence, second lady Karen Pence and Surgeon General Jerome Adams in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building near the the White House.

The White House said in a statement earlier this week that Pence, who leads the coronavirus task force, is hoping to “promote the safety and efficacy of the vaccine and build confidence among the American people.”