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UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in world first, says no ‘corners cut’

Britain on Wednesday became the first Western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine for general use, announcing a roll-out of Pfizer-BioNTech’s drug from next week in a historic advance for humanity’s fightback against the coronavirus.“It’s the protection of vaccines that will ultimately allow us to reclaim our lives and get the economy moving again,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said after the approval by the UK’s independent medicines regulator.But he urged the public to remain cautious on…

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