Preparations begin for COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Preparations begin for COVID-19 vaccine roll-out” – below is their description.

    A hospital in Coventry is preparing to open a COVID-19 vaccine clinic next week, following the news that the Pfizer vaccine has been approved.

    The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine was approved by regulators for use in Britain on December 2, paving the way for mass vaccinations to begin.

    In a press conference on the evening of the approval, Boris Johnson announced that we have been waiting for a “searchlight of science” to “pick out our invisible enemy” but “now the scientists have done it”.

    Read more about Covid-19 vaccinations: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/12/04/priority-list-pfizer-vaccine-roll-out-distributed-covid-19/

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