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Britons welcome vaccine news, but some raise concerns

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

As UK becomes first to approve Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 jab, Britons hope move frees country from perils of virus.
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Here's Why The U.K. Beat The U.S. To Approve A Covid-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The U.K. approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for emergency use Wednesday, with experts touting efficiency as a factor.
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Pfizer surges 5% on emergency UK approval for COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer surges 5% on emergency UK approval for COVID-19 vaccine

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Pfizer surged as much as 5% on Tuesday after the UK became the first country in the world to grant emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine.
BioNTech, who in partnership with Pfizer developed the vaccine, surged as much as 7% in Tuesday trades.
Nearly 1 million vaccine doses will be made available at hospitals and vaccination centers across the UK next week, with 40 million more doses expected to be shipped to the country.
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U.K. becomes first nation in the world to officially approve Pfizer COVID vaccine

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The United Kingdom on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, with an initial wave of inoculations scheduled to begin next week.
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UK approves its first vaccine

UK approves its first vaccine

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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The UK has approved Pfizer and BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine , becoming the first Western country to give a vaccine an OK. The plan is to make the vaccine available next week.
In the European Union and US, an official OK might still be a few weeks away as regulatory bodies analyze the data in different ways.
Also in healthcare news: US health officials set their recommendations for who should get vaccinated first , a bipartisan stimulus bill is on the table , and the checklist the head of Cigna's venture fund uses to vet potential investments.
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‘The day UK led humanity's charge against Covid': Tory MP Sharma mocked for over-the-top cheer as London approves foreign vaccine

‘The day UK led humanity's charge against Covid': Tory MP Sharma mocked for over-the-top cheer as London approves foreign vaccine

1 month ago   |   By RT

UK business secretary Alok Sharma attracted backlash after tweeting that the UK had “led humanity's charge” against the Covid-19 pandemic by merely approving a new US-German vaccine earlier than other countries.
“The UK was the first country to sign a deal with Pfizer/BioNTech - now we will be the first to deploy their vaccine,” Sharma wrote on Wednesday, celebrating the development, which he called a “breakthrough.”
The UK was the first country to sign a deal with Pfizer/BioNTech - now we will be the first to deploy their vaccine
To everyone involved in this breakthrough: thank you
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The UK has approved Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, but the US is still waiting. Here's why

The UK has approved Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, but the US is still waiting. Here's why

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The UK has approved Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine - but regulators in the US are yet to make a decision on authorization.
The UK's vaccine regulator approved the shot Wednesday morning, making it the first western country to authorize a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccinations will start next week, the government said.
But the US, which has a different regulatory process, will have to wait until at least December 10 for approval .
Why has the UK approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine before the US?
In the US, the Food and Drug Administration has to...
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