London, January 4 The United Kingdom began to vaccinate people against the coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University in cooperation with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals on the 4th, which is also the second coronavirus vaccine approved by British regulators.
The National Health Service of England said on the 4th that the first vaccinated was Brian Pink, 82, who was vaccinated at Oxford University Hospital.
Pinker said he was very happy to be vaccinated.
According to the British Health Department, the government has ordered 100 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University in cooperation with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, and more than 500,000 doses were available for use on the 4th.
More than 730 vaccination sites have been established in the UK, and more vaccination sites will be opened in the near future.
Public health authorities are vaccinating people most at risk of infection as soon as possible, says Health Secretary Matthew Hancock, “will accelerate the vaccination program.”
The first coronavirus vaccine approved in the United Kingdom is a vaccine developed by Pfizer in cooperation with German biotechnology companies.
Data released by the British Health Department on the 4th show that more than 1 million people have been vaccinated against the people since the vaccination began on December 8 last year.