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Sir Ian McKellen receives COVID-19 vaccine, encourages others to do the same

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Sir Ian McKellen receives COVID-19 vaccine, encourages others to do the same

Sir Ian McKellen, beloved for his roles as the wizard Gandalf in the “Lord of the Rings” franchise and Magneto in the “X-Men” film series, recently received his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
McKellen sang praises of the United Kingdom’s National Health Service, saying he would like to give all of those in the NHS “a big hug,” according to a report by ITV News on Dec. 16.
“That’s the real bonus of all this, to watch and see what works in this country and what doesn’t work — and it seems to me the NHS is right at the top of the list for institutions that do work,” McKellen said in the report.
McKellen wore a mask and a bright rainbow-colored scarf as he got h…

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