The United Kingdom is the first nation in the entire world that has approved the coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer-BioNTech and successfully opened avenues for mass inoculation.
MHRA, the regulator of medicines of Britain, has offered protection of approximately 95% in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic with the help of the Pfizer candidate and declared it safe for mass immunization.
Pfizer has reported that the UK will be providing their first doses very soon and another 800,000 are on their way.
Senior citizens along with the staff in care homes are the top priority for the jab including the care and health staff members.
However, the procedure of vaccination will be conducted in hospitals that already have the required facility for storage at -70℃ which will ensure that the valuable doses of vaccine are not wasted.
On 2nd December, Wednesday, the UK witnessed 648 casualties due to coronavirus in the last 28 days and 16,170 confirmed cases.
Boris Johnson, UK PM, has asked citizens to not get over-excited with the possibilities and remain patient.
Inoculation Of Pfizer
Pfizer jab has been developed within 10 months only which usually takes 10 years and is the first company to make it a reality.
40M doses are already ordered by the UK that is sufficient to inoculate 20M citizens.
Mr. Hancock has shown great optimism about a normal summer in 2021.
The free immunization is optional and will be implemented all over the UK in 3 ways:
II: Centres of vaccination
III: Within the community of pharmacists and GPs
The vaccine dose is being injected twice with 21 days gap and there have been mild side-effects for a couple of days.