The UK on Wednesday became the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19, paving the way for mass vaccinations against the deadly novel coronavirus from as early as next week.
The British regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), says the jab, which claims to offer up to 95 per cent protection against Covid-19 illness, is safe for rollout.
The UK government said the approval follows a "rigorous" analysis of the data, conducted at a faster pace but without any compromise on standards.
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