‘Big’ shot: Big Bird gets his COVID-19 vaccine

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Big Bird announced helium  got vaccinated against COVID-19. Big Bird announced helium got vaccinated against COVID-19. FilmMagic

Big Bird has immoderate large news.

“I got the COVID-19 vaccine today!” said a station from the “Sesame Street” character’s authoritative relationship connected Saturday.

Everyone’s favourite walking, talking, elephantine yellowish vertebrate is 6-years-old, meaning helium is yet eligible for the beingness redeeming jab, which was precocious approved for kids ages 5 to 11-years-old.

Big Bird, Elmo and different Sesame Street characters appeared connected CNN for a Saturday greeting programme called, “The ABCs of COVID Vaccines.”

“My helping is feeling a small sore, but it’ll springiness my assemblage an other protective boost that keeps maine and others healthy. Ms. @EricaRHill adjacent said I’ve been getting vaccines since I was a small bird. I had nary idea!” Bird wrote connected Twitter.

Rosita, a furry, turquoise, Mexican monster, was inoculated against COVID-19 Friday.

Unfortunately, Elmo — who is conscionable 3 — isn’t yet aged capable to get his COVID shot.

“Elmo was truthful blessed to speech to @DrSanjayGupta astatine the municipality hallway today! Elmo learned that Elmo’s friends tin get the COVID-19 vaccine now, and soon Elmo tin too!” he tweeted aboriginal Saturday.

While Big Bird was excited astir getting the jab, Sen. Ted Cruz seemed little than thrilled by it.

“Government propaganda…for your 5 twelvemonth old!” the Texas Republican tweeted.