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The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for mass vaccination.
Britain’s medicines regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), says the vaccine, which offers up to 95% protection against COVID-19, is safe to be rolled out throughout the UK. The first doses are already on their way to the UK, with 800,000 due in the coming days.
Read more on the NHS website here
Also, the Government have issued guidelines on how the vaccine will be rolled out. Read more on our website here and see the Government guidelines here.