December 1, 2022

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UK COVID-19 Vacccines: High-risk People May Start Vaccination Next Week

UK COVID-19 Vacccines: High-risk People may start vaccination next week

UK COVID-19 Vacccines: High-risk People may start vaccination next week. Britain takes the lead in approving Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, high-risk groups may start vaccination next week.

UK COVID-19 Vacccines: High-risk People may start vaccination next week

The British government approved the COVID-19 vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech. The UK became the first country in the world to approve this vaccine.

The vaccine will start next week, with high-risk groups first. The UK has previously ordered 40 million doses of this vaccine.

According to reports, the first people to be vaccinated are elderly people and staff in nursing homes, and then elderly people over 80, health and nursing staff. British Health Secretary Hancock said that there are three ways to distribute vaccines: one is through hospitals, the other is through vaccine centers, and the third is through community channels such as general practitioners.

The vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech is an mRNA vaccine and requires two injections. This vaccine is 95% effective, but it needs to be stored at -70°C.

(Source: BBC)

 


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