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February 28, 2021
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UK gives approval for Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use

LONDON (UK) – Britain on Wednesday became the first country in the world to give approval the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use and said that it will be rolled out from next week. “The Government has today accepted the recommendation from the independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for

UK government faces flak for COVID procurement

LONDON (UK) – The British government did not properly document key decisions nor was it open enough about billions of pounds of contracts handed out during the COVID-19 pandemic, its spending watchdog has said, as critics accuse ministers of running a “chumocracy”. The National Audit Office (NAO) said on Wednesday there had been a lack […]

UK records 194 new COVID-19 deaths

LONDON (UK) – The United Kingdom reported a total of 194 new deaths from COVID-19 on Monday, up from 156 a day earlier, and data showed the weekly total of 2,385 deaths was up by 28.6% compared with the previous seven-day period. Government data also recorded 21,350 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the […]