Great Britain has ordered 40 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Great Britain has ordered 40 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Great Britain is the first to start vaccination by preparation Pfizer. Officially the campaign starts tomorrow, as informs «MIR 24».

The country has already ordered 40 million doses. First of all it will be given to people from the risk zone – doctors, employees and inhabitants of houses for aged. It is supposed that vaccination there will pass every third resident of the Kingdom. For fast delivery of the preparation the authorities intend to use cargo planes of their own Air Forces.

« It’s just incredible actually. Obviously I can’t hold them in my hands because they are minus 70 degrees, but to know that they are here and we are amongst the first in the country to actually receive the vaccine and therefore the first in the world is just amazing. Now the vaccine lies in a deep-freezer. It should be taken as required. While the clinic passes the final check. After it we will have a possibility to begin vaccination of the first groups of citizens», – Louise Coughlan, joint chief pharmacist of Health Services said.

The Pfizer is carried from Belgian small town Puurs – it is there that the preparation is made. Thanks to it, the settlement has become suddenly well-known. To former symbols – to white asparagus and local strong beer – the vaccine has also joined. As a result, Puurs where live less than 20 thousand persons, in the future one can count on the big flow of tourists.

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