Prince William urges public to follow queen's example and get jab
Posted: Jan 16, 2021 4:15 PM CDT
LONDON (AP) — Prince William is encouraging everyone in Britain to follow the example of Queen Elizabeth II, his grandmother, in being inoculated against COVID-19 as authorities battle unsubstantiated fears about vaccine safety.
The second in line to the throne spoke about the queen and her spouse, Prince Philip, during a video call with National Health Service staff and volunteers that was released late Saturday.
The medics told William some members of the public are reluctant to get any of the coronavirus vaccines authorized by regulators.
William says "my grandparents have had the vaccine and I am very proud of them for doing that.''