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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Workers at a COVID vaccination clinic in San Jose had a gave recognition to a special recipient of the vaccine, a man who was alive during the last global pandemic more than a century ago.READ MORE: UPDATE: Suspect Arrested After 94-Year-Old Asian Woman Stabbed In San Francisco's Tenderloin Neighborhood
Staffers at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center cheered as 106-year-old Ton Tran received his second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.READ MORE: Heat Wave: Triple-Digit Temps, Full Reopening Brings Crowds To Concord Water Park
Tran was wheeled into the vaccine clinic Thursday morning to applause by the delighted staff and fellow vaccine recipients.
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Valley Med Center said Tran was given a T-shirt that reads, “GET VACCINATED” and a pin saying “Vaccinated” in the hopes he’ll be an ambassador in the community for those who may still be on the fence about getting the vaccine.