According to report reaching oyogist.com, Britain has began the historic vaccination programme with a 90 year old grandmother, Margaret Keenan, becoming the first individual to receive the Covid-19 vaccine produced by Pfizer BioNTech in Coventry, central England.
Britain which became the first country to approve the use of the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine raised hopes of defeating the coronavirus pandemic which has killed over 1.5 million people worldwide.
It should be noted that the regulatory approval for Pfizer BioNTech vaccine was given last Wednesday, sparking the quick and immediate set up of vaccination centres across the country.
The UK was reported to have ordered 40 million doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine enough for the vaccination of over 20 million people with 800,000 people in the first batch.
The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has now described the vaccination process as a huge step taken by the UK towards defeating the coronavirus pandemic. “Huge step forward in the UK’s fight against coronavirus”.