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'Incredible feeling of happiness': Durham mayor receives COVID vaccine

Posted January 22, 2021 1:01 p.m. EST

Mayor Steve Schewel receives his COVID vaccine on January 22, 2021.  Photo from Schewel's Twitter.

— Durham's mayor is the latest local leader to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.

Fransine "Frankie" Sanchez, a nurse, gave Mayor Steve Schewel the vaccine on Friday morning.

"It was an incredible feeling of happiness to get the vaccine, and I encourage all to sign up," Schewel said on Twitter.

Schewel received the Moderna vaccine.

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