LOOK: 124-year-old woman receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Published June 4, 2021, 3:45 PM

by Jane Kingsu-Cheng

She’s the oldest woman to get jabbed—so far

Governments all over the world are trying their best to have everyone vaccinated, even those who do not have enough strength to go out and travel.

FIRST DOSE DONE. 124-year-old Indian woman gets vaccinated (DIPR-J&K)

In Baramulla district, India, photos and videos were captured of a 124-year-old woman getting vaccinated. According to Department of Information and Public Relations, Government of Jammu & Kashmir, this was her first vaccine and is part of the government’s door-to-door campaign.

Later on, Hindu Times released a video of Rehtee Begum. “Our team vaccinated a 124-year-old woman during a door-to-door campaign. Today, we sent our medical team to check on her. She is hearty & healthy. Vaccine is the need of the hour, we need to vaccinate ourselves to stay safe,” says medical officer at Primary Health Care (PHC) Shrakwara, Dr. Tajamul Malik.