First COVID-19 Vaccine To Be Available From Next Week in UK
United Kingdom (UK) has authorised the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to be made available across the country from next week.
UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use. The Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has revealed that, “it was safe to be rolled out."
Studies have also found that the vaccine has an efficacy rate of 9
5%. The vaccine’s efficacy was found to be consistent across different ages and ethnicities – a promising sign given the disease has disproportionately hurt the elderly and certain groups.