Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin

UK grants Pfiz­er, BioN­Tech his­toric first OK for mR­NA vac­cine, ex­pects mil­lions of dos­es by year end

Pfiz­er and BioN­Tech have scored a his­toric OK for their Covid-19 vac­cine in the UK, where the first dos­es are ex­pect­ed to be de­liv­ered with­in days.

Days af­ter the British gov­ern­ment au­tho­rized its Med­i­cines & Health­care Prod­ucts Reg­u­la­to­ry Agency to make a call in­de­pen­dent of the Eu­ro­pean Union — from which it’s in the process of ex­it­ing — the reg­u­la­tors gave the green light for emer­gency use of BNT162b2.

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