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Oxford-Astrazeneca Coronavirus Vaccine approved for use in the UK

The coronavirus vaccine designed by scientists at the University of Oxford has been approved for use in the UK.
 
It marks a major turning point and will lead to a massive expansion in the UK’s immunization campaign, which is aimed at getting life back to normal.
The UK has ordered 100 million doses from the manufacturer AstraZeneca – enough to vaccinate 50 million people.
 
The approval, by the medicine’s regulator, means the vaccine is both safe and effective.
 
health secretary matt hancock said the rollout will start on the 4th of January
The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine was designed in the first months of 2020, tested on the first volunteer in April, and has since been through large-scale clinical trials involving thousands of people.
 
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