Chinanews, January 5th, a comprehensive report, on January 4, 2021 local time, the UK began to vaccinate the public with the new crown vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. This is the second approved use by the UK regulatory agency. A vaccine.
The first person to be vaccinated was an 82-year-old male from Oxford University Hospital.
Data map: On January 4, at the Rocky Health Center in Dundee, Scotland, a nurse injected an 82-year-old man with the new crown vaccine.
According to reports, the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine was officially approved by the British Medicines and Healthcare Products Administration (MHRA) on December 30, 2020.
The UK will start mass vaccination of this vaccine on January 4, 2021.
The first person to receive the Oxford vaccine was 82-year-old dialysis patient Brian Pinker, who received the vaccination at the Oxford University Hospital where he was admitted.
Pinker said: "I am very happy to receive the vaccination today, and I am very proud that this is a vaccine developed in Oxford." "In my opinion, this (vaccination) is the only way to return to normal life."
In December 2020, the vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer and the German Biotech Company became the first new crown vaccine approved in the UK.
British Health Secretary Hancock recently stated that more than 1 million doses of vaccine have been injected in the UK.
According to the report, many experts believe that the Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccines will be the key to reversing the epidemic, because this vaccine is not like the products developed by Pfizer and Modena in the United States and needs to be stored in a very low temperature environment.
Recently, the new crown epidemic has continued to spread in the United Kingdom, and the number of new infections in the country has exceeded 50,000 for 7 consecutive days.
British Prime Minister Johnson announced on the 4th that from January 5 to mid-February, England will once again enter a "blockade" state, and said that the next few weeks will be the "most difficult" moment.
Earlier, Scotland and Wales also made similar prevention and control decisions.
At the same time, the Northern Ireland government is discussing countermeasures.