Cramlington woman receives coronavirus vaccine on her 100th birthday


A woman in Cramlington will celebrating her 100th birthday today - by getting a COVID-19 vaccine!

Ella is still fairly active, living alone with twice weekly visits from a carer to help her with shopping and household chores.She is one of the first people living in the community who will be administered the COVID vaccination - the more flexible storage approach of the Oxford vaccine means it can be transported out to people more easily.

Kate Fraser is a community nurse in Cramlington - she says it's great to be able to deliver these vaccines in homes.