Great Britain approved Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine first in the world

Great Britain approved Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine first in the world

Coronavirus vaccine will start to be distributed in the UK next week. The Kingdom became the first country in the world that approved the drug from Pfizer-BioNTech.

First in line will be elderly people in nursing homes and health care workers. The UK will be the first country to start vaccinating its population – on Wednesday, authorities allowed the use of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for emergency use, and this is the first truly good news in a long time of pandemic.

“The government today accepted the recommendation of the Independent Agency for Regulation of Medicines and Healthcare Products (MHRA) to approve the use of Covid-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine,” the official statement said.

Pfizer Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Albert Bourla called the approval a “historic moment.