United Kingdom becomes first Western nation to approve COVID-19 vaccine
The two-shot vaccine is also under review in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration.
The United Kingdom on Wednesday became the first Western country to authorize a COVID-19 vaccine, granting emergency-use approval to a shot developed jointly by Pfizer Inc. of the U.S. and BioNTech SE of Germany.
The two-shot vaccine is also under review in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, with approval perhaps as early as this month.
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