Last Updated on September 27, 2022 by kumar Dayanand
Britain approves Covid vaccine of Oxford and AstraZeneca for the first time in the world.
The UK on Wednesday approved the Covid vaccine developed by scientists at Oxford University and produced by the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. With this, Britain has become the first country in the world to approve the Covid vaccine of Oxford University and AstraZeneca. It is expected that this vaccine will also be effective on the new strain of the rapidly spreading corona virus and will help in curbing the increasing cases of corona infection.
Pfizer’s vaccine has been approved
Earlier Britain had allowed emergency use of the vaccine developed jointly by Pfizer of America and Bioentech of Germany. So far, the first dose of Pfizer vaccine has been given to more than seven lakh people in the country. The approval of the Drug and Health Care Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) implies that the vaccine is safe and effective.Prime Minister Boris Johnson has already ordered 10 million vaccines to AstraZeneca. Four crore of these doses are expected to be received by the end of March.
Achieved effective formula
AstraZeneca head Pascal Soriot has asserted that researchers have found an effective formula using two doses of the vaccine before publishing the final results. He hoped that the virus would be more effective than earlier estimates and The new type of corona virus should also be effective, causing fear in most parts of the UK. Oxford has tied up with the Serum Institute of India (SII) based in India to manufacture this vaccine.
Johnson described the feat
Health Minister Matt Hancock said that the NHS would make vaccine shots faster to the public. He said that we are confident that we can vaccinate enough people by spring.Thousands of doses of this vaccine will be available in the UK by next week. At the same time, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has described this approval as an unprecedented achievement in British science. It is known that the UK is already being vaccinated with the vaccine developed by American company Pfizer and Bioentech in Germany.