• UK aims to give 1st COVID-19 shot to all adults by September

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    LONDON - The U.K. government plans to offer a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to every adult by September as the nation's health care system battles the worst crisis in its 72-year-history.
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  • UK seeks to give 1st COVID shot to all adults by September

    UK seeks to give 1st COVID shot to all adults by September

    1 month ago - By Chron

    LONDON - The U.K. government plans to offer a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to every adult by September as the nation's health service battles the worst crisis in its 72-year-history.
    Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Sunday that the government is still opening new vaccination sites and will soon begin trials that will give round-the-clock injections at some locations to help increase the pace of delivery.
    “Our target is by September to have offered all the adult population a first dose,'' he told Sky News. “If we can do it faster than that, great, but that's the roadmap.”
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  • Pakistan approves AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

    Pakistan approves AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Pakistan on Saturday approved the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, according to multiple reports.
    Asad Umar, a government official working on the vaccine rollout, said the vaccine will first be given to people older than 65 and healthcare workers, according to The Associated Press .
    Speaking on Saturday, Umar said provinces and the private sector were free to import the drug, subject to the approval of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan , according to Dawn , a local newspaper.
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