The UK was the first country to approve the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine


The first country to allow the use of the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech

The UK is the first country in the world to license the use of Covid-19-resistant vaccines jointly developed by pharmaceutical firm Pfizer and BioNTech Biotechnology Company.

The UK’s licensing of the vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech marked a historic moment in the fight against Covid-19. Photo: Shutterstock

“The Government today approved the proposal of the Administration of Medicines and Health Care Products (MHRA) to allow the use of Covid-19-resistant vaccines,” the British Government issued a statement today. twelfth.

“The vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech will be used throughout the UK from next week”, the British Government confirmed.

Also in a recent statement, BioNTech Biotechnology Company (Germany) confirmed that this unit and Pfizer were ready to immediately distribute the first doses of vaccine to the UK.

Mr. Albert Bourla, President of Pfizer, said the UK’s approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine licensing by the UK Health Products and Drug Administration was “a historic moment”.

“The UK’s licensing of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine marks a historic moment in the fight against Covid-19. This has been a goal we have been aiming for since we announced a scientific victory in vaccine research; We welcome MHRA for its capacity to conduct a careful assessment and take timely action to protect the British people, “said Albert Bourla.

“We expect more approvals and approvals for the use of Covid-19-resistant vaccines in the near future, and we are focusing on ensuring the supply of high-quality vaccines. safely around the world. With thousands of people infected with Covid-19, it is imperative every day to stop this devastating pandemic, “said President Pfizer.

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