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Brexit Britain just approved ‘a EUROPEAN vaccine': German Minister lashes out at UK

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

BRITAIN'S exit from the European Union was not a factor in the country's swift approval of a coronavirus vaccine, Germany's health minister has said, after Matt Hancock hailed Brexit for speeding up the sluggish process.
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Row as Matt Hancock says BREXIT meant UK was first to approve Covid vaccine

Row as Matt Hancock says BREXIT meant UK was first to approve Covid vaccine

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Matt Hancock boasted that the Europeans were 'moving a little bit more slowly' due to extra red tape - but stressed that the Pfizer BioNTech jab had gone through intense safety checks.
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No, Brexit Hasn't Made Covid Vaccine Approval Quicker In The UK

No, Brexit Hasn't Made Covid Vaccine Approval Quicker In The UK

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

This being 2020, it didn't take long for the brilliant news about the UK approving a coronavirus vaccine to turn into a massive row about Brexit. Matt Hancock kicked off the debate, suggesting that “because of Brexit” the UK has been able approve the vaccine more quickly than if it was an EU member. The EU has yet to approve the vaccine for use in member states. “We do all the same safety checks and the same processes, but we have been able to speed up how they're done because of Brexit,” the health secretary said on Wednesday morning. Health secretary Matt Hancock says "because of Brexit...
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Hancock: Brexit helped UK to speedy approval of Covid vaccine

Hancock: Brexit helped UK to speedy approval of Covid vaccine

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Health secretary credits Brexit with enabling UK to be first western country to approve vaccine Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Matt Hancock has argued that Brexit helped the UK become the first western country to license a coronavirus vaccine, also saying he would be willing to be vaccinated on live TV as a way to encourage take-up. In media appearances on Wednesday morning following the announcement that the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine had been authorised for emergency use by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority , the health secretary...
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Nicola Sturgeon announces mid-February extension to Scotland's national lockdown

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