Posted: 10:43 GMT, 10 March 2021 | Updated: 14:23 GMT, Jan. March 2021

Stephen Fry received his first coronavirus sting at Westminster Abbey today, the first day Poets’ Corner opened as a vaccination center

The 63-year-old National Treasure appropriately had the dose at the “spectacular” historic venue, sharing snaps from the moment he was injected and saying he “never felt anything”

After sharing a series of pictures on Twitter, Mr Fry wrote, “I never felt anything! Imagine if the call sent me to Westminster Abbey from all the spectacular locations

‘Under the eyes of the poets of Poets Corner and a dozen sleeping kings and queens Thank you to the NHS staff and volunteers. Thankful for being armed against the enemy! ‘

Poet’s Corner is the resting place of some of Britain’s greatest writers, including Charles Dickens, Jane Austen and Lord Tennyson

There are now more than 1 in England600 vaccination sites, and nearly 23 million people received at least one dose of a coronavirus sting, but there was a huge zip code lottery on who can be vaccinated

Poets’ Corner, pictured today, has been the grave of some of Britain’s most famous authors and poets for hundreds of years, starting with Geoffrey Chaucer in 1400

Stephen wore a black t-shirt in the pictures as he sat with a volunteer who delivered his poke before sharing the pictures and the cheerful caption

Some of his 126 million Twitter followers were quick to notice the “appropriate” nature of the popular star who received the vaccine on a UK landmark

Twitter users wrote, “Now I wonder if Total Legends is getting a special call to get vaccinated in a really cool place”A national treasure within a national treasure Like a very expensive Russian doll Stay healthy

‘Of course you were vaccinated at Westminster Abbey Totally Deserve It I can’t think of a more appropriate place to be screened off. Well done Sir Isaac Newton would look at you proudly’

Poets’ Corner has been the grave of some of Britain’s most famous authors and poets for hundreds of years, starting with Geoffrey Chaucer in 1400

Happy Days: After sharing a series of pictures on Twitter, he wrote, “I never felt anything! Imagine if the call took me to Westminster Abbey of all the spectacular locations

Happy Days: Stephen wore a black t-shirt in the pictures as he sat with a volunteer who gave his push before sharing the pictures and the cheerful caption

Classic writers like Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Charlotte and Emily Brontë, Lord Tennyson and Robert Burns are either buried in Poets’ Corner or remembered (pictured today, with vaccination staff waiting for patients)

A gray-haired man receives at Poets’ Corner Clinic, one of 1655 sting clinics across England, one Covid vaccine

Classic writers like Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Charlotte and Emily Brontë, Rudyard Kipling, Lord Tennyson and Robert Burns are either buried or remembered there

And more recently the poets Ted Hughes and Philip Larkin and CS. Lewis, author of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, was buried there

It is now used as a vaccination clinic for people to get immunized against Covid-19

A man waits for the British to check-in for their Covid rush at Westminster Abbey, where 17 different royal weddings were held

Members of the public queue at the Covid Vaccination Center in Westminster Abbey. Pictured in the background in front of statues of famous figures from the British past, including the Three Captains Memorial to Captains of the Royal Navy who died in the 18th century Century were killed in action (center left) and former Prime Minister Viscount Palmerston (center right)

Members of the public queue outside the coronavirus vaccination center this morning Westminster Abbey held the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2011

Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey will be used as a Covid vaccination clinic from tomorrow, said NHS chief Sir Simon Stevens

Phillip Schofield, 58, Lorraine Kelly, 61, and James Norton, 35, became the latest celebrities to get their Covid vaccinations

The NHS also uses hospitals and large event venues as “hubs” where large numbers of people can get on and off in a day

And medical professionals have also taken over smaller community facilities, including churches and village halls, to help them make bumps accessible to all

Other stars receiving the vaccine this week include Phillip Schofield, 58, Lorraine Kelly, 61, and James Norton, 35

The makers of the three vaccines, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and Moderna, that the MHRA has so far approved for use, have all stated that they intend to modify their thrusts to deal with variants of the coronavirus this year

MHRA managing director Dr June Raine said there was no evidence that current vaccines against known variants of coronavirus were ineffective

She said: ‘Since December last year we have all been concerned about the appearance of variants – Kent, South Africa, more recently Brazil – so we are well prepared to look at updates if necessary to ensure those used by citizens Vaccines are fully effective

‘Our goal is to ensure that the vaccine modifications that respond to the new variants are available in the shortest possible time without compromising safety, quality and effectiveness

‘What I would like to point out at the outset is that we currently have no evidence that the vaccines used in the UK are losing significantly in effectiveness, but we are now well prepared’

Apt: Some of his 126 million Twitter followers were quick to notice the “appropriate” nature of the popular star who received the vaccine on a UK landmark

Britain’s vaccine drive is picking up pace, and Matt Hancock announced Friday that two in five adults have now been vaccinated as deaths are falling “faster and faster”

Some 213 million people have received their first dose, and the historic rollout means deaths are down 41 percent in a week

The Minister of Health said, “You can really tell the impact of the vaccine by the number of deaths. That link from cases to hospitalizations and then to deaths that were unbreakable before the vaccine is now breaking

Progress: Britain’s vaccination campaign is picking up speed Matt Hancock announced Friday that two out of five adults have been vaccinated as deaths are “falling faster and faster”

Friday’s positive numbers sparked fresh speculation about the lockdown being lifted and whether the roadmap could be accelerated

Ministers have repeatedly insisted that the schedule should not be accelerated, but with each week of positive data, the pressure is mounting for a faster end to the restrictions

More than a million people have now received both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, meaning 2 percent of adults in the UK are fully vaccinated

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