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London markets lift as stocks buoyed by vaccine rollout plans

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The London markets closed firmly higher after the UK became the first country in the world to approve a Covid-19 vaccine jab from Pfizer and BioNTech.
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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will go into use next week in the UK - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Older people and frontline heath workers could be vaccinated within days as the first country authorizes Pfizer's vaccine.
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The UK approved Pfizer's vaccine too quickly and without the proper checks, EU politicians have warned

The UK approved Pfizer's vaccine too quickly and without the proper checks, EU politicians have warned

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The EU criticized the UK's rapid approval of Pfizer and BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday, after Britain became the first Western country to authorize a COVID-19 shot .
After the UK approved the shot and said it would begin vaccinating people next week, the EU said that its own vaccine approval process was more rigorous because it was based on more evidence.
Individual EU lawmakers also spoke out, calling the decision "hasty" and "problematic." The emphasis should be on getting an effective vaccine, not a fast one, they said.
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UK approves new Covid-19 jab, with rollout starting next week

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Vaccination against Covid-19 will begin early next week after the UK became the first country in the world to approve a jab from Pfizer and BioNTech.
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Three different ways vaccine jabs will be given out in coming months

Three different ways vaccine jabs will be given out in coming months

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The Prime Minister confirmed that elderly people in care homes and their carers are top of the list to receive a Covid-19 vaccine after the UK became the first country in the world to approve a jab from Pfizer and BioNTech
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Pfizer surges 5% on emergency UK approval for COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer surges 5% on emergency UK approval for COVID-19 vaccine

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Pfizer surged as much as 5% on Tuesday after the UK became the first country in the world to grant emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine.
BioNTech, who in partnership with Pfizer developed the vaccine, surged as much as 7% in Tuesday trades.
Nearly 1 million vaccine doses will be made available at hospitals and vaccination centers across the UK next week, with 40 million more doses expected to be shipped to the country.
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