Jan. 7, 2021—
Italian swimmer Matteo Restivo is the first Italian professional athlete to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. He is also believed to be the first elite swimmer globally to have revealed receipt of a dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Restivo did not say which vaccine he received, though the two-dose Pfizer vaccine is the primary vaccine available in the country. While the 26-year old National Team swimmer is of a relatively-low risk for serious health concerns from COVID-19 because of his age and fitness, he received the vaccine because he is studying medicine at the University of Florence. The p ...
Matteo Restivo will receive the COVID vaccine, first Italian athlete to do so ...
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