Fear not! For Pfizer brings you tiding of great joy! Wonderful news to wake up to’: U.K. greenlights Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine
How many AofA readers are watching the vaccine fervor with a sense of dread for those poor folks who partake willingly or under pressure. I know I take no joy knowing how many may be harmed. I feel sad that our efforts will have failed so many. Not because we haven't given our hearts and souls and careers to fighting for vaccination rights.
The United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced today it has granted emergency authorization for the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech. So far, only vaccines developed in Russia and China have been approved for use, and none of them in Western countries.
“It is only 12 months since the first recorded case of COVID-19,” Arne Akbar, president of the British Society for Immunology, said in a public statement this morning. “To achieve this within this timescale is remarkable and the researchers should be applauded.”