British Health has asked the Medicines Regulatory Authority to evaluate the “AstraZeneca” vaccine in preparation for its launch


British Health Minister Matt Hancock noted, “We have officially requested the Medicines Regulatory Authority to evaluate the“ Oxford / AstraZeneca ”vaccine against the emerging“ Corona ”virus, and to determine whether it meets strict safety standards, pointing out that“ in case Approving it, this will be an important step towards launching a vaccine as soon as possible. “

If the vaccine is approved, 4 million doses will be delivered to Britain before the end of the year, followed by another 40 million doses before the end of March 2021.

Noting that Britain, which is the country most affected by the “Corona” pandemic in Europe, with more than 57 thousand deaths due to the virus, is also “the first country in the world to sign a contract with” AstraZeneca “and the University of” Oxford “, ensuring that it has access to 100 million doses of the vaccine, “according to the Ministry of Health.


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