The United Kingdom has approved the use of BioNtech’s Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine as a treatment for covid-19 Making it the first country in the world to approve the Vaccine for use.
The vaccine which was earlier proved 95% effective, will be distributed starting from next week.
It has been reported that the United Kingdom has ordered 40 million doses which will be sufficient to vaccinate 20million people as one person will be vaccinated Twice.
Although vaccination will start next week, health experts warn against defying the safety measures like Social distancing and wearing of face mask that was implemented to curb the virus.
The United Kingdom has also ordered 7m doses of Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine and 100 million doses of Oxford vaccine which will be available later after Pfizer has been distributed for use.