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The day the UK finally was world-beating

1 month ago   |   By Politico

LONDON - For once, the U.K. really was world-beating.
Boris Johnson will be delighted that British regulators were first over the line in approving a COVID-19 vaccine, delivering global headlines and a welcome bit of good news after a bruising parliamentary rebellion against domestic coronavirus restrictions.
Nearly one million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be delivered to the U.K. for use from next week. By the end of the year, several hundred thousands more will have been sent to Britain, which has ordered 40 million doses of this vaccine, plus more than 300 million doses of...
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EU throws shade as UK approves COVID-19 vaccine after 10-day review

EU throws shade as UK approves COVID-19 vaccine after 10-day review

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson poses for a photograph with a vial of the AstraZeneca/Oxford University COVID-19 candidate vaccine, known as AZD1222, at Wockhardt's pharmaceutical manufacturing facility on November 30, 2020 in Wrexham, Wales.
Regulators and health officials in the United Kingdom are waving the Union Jack today, celebrating being the first country to approve the COVID-19 vaccine developed by US-based pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech.
The frontrunner vaccine is under review in regulatory agencies around the world, including the US Food...
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