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UK Clears Pfizer Vaccine: To Roll Out From Next Week:- The United Kingdom is the first country to vaccinate its people for the ongoing coronavirus. The government approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and announced that the vaccination will roll out next week for the people of the country. The government approved the emergency authorization which can prevent the further spread of coronavirus. “The Government has today accepted the recommendation from the Independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for use. The vaccine will be made available across the UK from next week” told the government of the United Kingdom.
Pfizer called it a historic move in battling with coronavirus calling it a victory of the science. Pfizer thanked the MHRA for their ability and assessment which is to protect the people of the United Kingdom. Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla told that they are focused on the safe supply of a high-quality of coronavirus vaccine to the people of the world. Health Secretary Matt Hancock told that the program would start next week. The vaccination would be available for 20 million people of the UK very soon. Pfizer vaccine must be stored at ultra-cold temperatures and two doses should be given to each person three weeks apart.
The health care workers along with the nursing home residents will be the first to get the dose of vaccination. Pfizer also said that their vaccine is 95 percent effective. No serious side effects are reported till date and the people may experience temporary pain and reactions of flu after the injection is given.