UK TO BEGIN ROLLOUT OF MODERNA’S COVID-19 VACCINE

Highlights:

  • United Kingdom to start rolling out of the corona virus vaccine by Moderna Inc.
  • Matt Hancock said that, the Moderna corona virus shot will be first offered in west Wales

On Wednesday, the government of United Kingdom is going to start the rolling out of the corona virus vaccine developed by the company Moderna Inc., that has been bolstering the corona virus immunization program of UK amid the concerns over the vaccine shot of AstraZeneca and a shortage of the corona virus doses in April 2021.

Matt Hancock, who is the health secretary of UK said that, the covid-19 vaccine shot of Moderna will be first offered in the west Wales, and the vaccine has been the third approved corona virus vaccine to be offered in the United Kingdom, alongside the vaccine shots from the company AstraZeneca along with the partners including Pfizer Inc. and the company BioNTech SE, along with the rollout, that is around two weeks earlier than it was expected.

The government of United Kingdom has ordered around 17 million doses of the two-shot corona virus vaccine developed by the company Moderna Inc., which is going to be enough for the 8.5 million people.

The success of the corona virus vaccine program has been crucial to the ambition of Boris Johnson, who is the prime minister of United Kingdom for fully reopening the economy of the country in the month of June 2021, an on Tuesday, he has taken some steps for reassuring the people over the corona virus vaccine of AstraZeneca amid the ongoing concerns over the possible side effects of the vaccine in Europe.

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