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Female leaders who have stood out for their handling of the coronavirus earned honours in the annual Forbes list of the world’s 100 most powerful women, which highlighted women’s roles in battling the global pandemic.
Women from prime ministers to corporate executives earned spots in the list for their achievements helping mitigate and control the deadly contagious virus, which has infected more than 67 million people and caused 1.54 million deaths, Forbes said.
Martin Kenyon, 91, was outside Guy’s Hospital in London after getting the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine when he was chanced upon by CNN correspondent Cyril Vanier. Asked how it felt to be one of the first people in the world to receive the jab, Kenyon said:
I don’t think I feel much at all, except that I hope that I’m not going to have the bloody bug now.