Intensive Care Nurse at the New York-based Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Sandra Lindsay, is dismissing claims she was paid to promote the COVID 19 vaccine.

The Jamaican born, US nurse, yesterday received the second dose of the vaccine, to lock in immunity against the virus.

She grew up in Clarendon.

Nurse Lindsay received the first vaccine on December 14 with Governor Andrew Cuomo in attendance.

The Pfizer vaccine has been deemed ninety-five per cent effective after the second dose.

Some say the nurse was chosen to be a vaccine activist targeting members of the black community.

She says the pandemic has severely impacted her staff members .

Ms Lindsay says she’s encouraged her staff not to become too attached to patients.

She says the nurses have faced several devastating loss of patients.

She’s also urging everyone to adhere to the guidelines to limit the spread of the virus.

Sandra Lindsay, Intensive Care Nurse at the New York-based Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

She was speaking last evening on Nationwide @5.