Did the UK get the Covid-19 vaccine faster thanks to Brexit? • FRANCE 24 English

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The UK has been deploying the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 since early December 2020. At that time, Matt Hancock, the British health minister, claimed that his government had been able to move faster than its EU neighbours because of Brexit. This has been debunked by our Fact or Fake team.

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