UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for mass rollout

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for mass rollout

Pfizer-BioNtech has achieved the first authorisation in the world for a vaccine to combat Covid-19, Reuters reported on Wednesday.

The UK has become the first country to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for widespread use.

Distribution of coronavirus vaccine in the UK will be prioritized according to populations identified in guidance from the joint committee on vaccination and immunization, the report added.