ICEP Member Dr. Marina Del Rios First Person in Chicago to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Marina Del Rios, MD, MS, of the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, made news headlines throughout Chicago on December 15 as the first person in the city to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 

Chicago public health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady led a small ceremony for five recipients during which she emphasized the vaccine’s safety, saying it went through the proper channels and scientific monitoring.

Dr. Del Rios shared her experience with numerous news outlets, including WGN, the Chicago Tribune, and the Chicago Sun-Times

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