The UK had signalled it would move swiftly in approving a vaccine as part of an operation to protect its population. Photo: AFP The UK had signalled it would move swiftly in approving a vaccine as part of an operation to protect its population. Photo: AFP
The UK had signalled it would move swiftly in approving a vaccine as part of an operation to protect its population. Photo: AFP

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in world first, says no ‘corners cut’

  • Britain to start vaccinating people against Covid-19 next week, with PM Boris Johnson saying it will ‘allow us to reclaim our lives’
  • England leaves month-long lockdown but sees new virus curbs

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The UK had signalled it would move swiftly in approving a vaccine as part of an operation to protect its population. Photo: AFP The UK had signalled it would move swiftly in approving a vaccine as part of an operation to protect its population. Photo: AFP
The UK had signalled it would move swiftly in approving a vaccine as part of an operation to protect its population. Photo: AFP
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