UK to introduce Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine next week

LONDON  (AFP) – Britain yesterday became the first Western country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine for general use, announcing a rollout of Pfizer-BioNTech’s drug from next week in a historic advance for humanity’s fightback against the coronavirus.

“Help is on its way,” Health Secretary Matt Hancock tweeted as his department announced emergency use approval by the United Kingdom’s (UK) independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

More details on Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin