A Guy’s patient who was among the first in the country to get the new coronavirus vaccine has gone a different type of viral – for complaining on telly that he couldn’t find a parking space near the hospital.
Martin Kenyon, 91, was outside the hospital when he was chanced upon by CNN’s Cyril Vanier for an interview.
Kenyon has won fans for his typically British understated answers to the US news outlet’s questions.
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CNN found a man on the street in London, Martin Kenyon, age 91, who was one of the first people in the world to receive the coronavirus vaccine.
“Well, there’s no point in dying now when I’ve lived this long, is there?” pic.twitter.com/WajmeKbyoq
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Asked how he felt, Kenyon responded that the whole affair was “very unexciting.”
He was late for the appointment because of a lack of car-parking space around Guy’s Hospital, he said, and added: “Well, there’s no point in dying now is there?”