Ministers had previously said it was their “ambition” to vaccinate the first nine priority groups by the spring.
Zahawi suggested that the UK economy will get moving as soon as possible, especially when it will be possible to lift restrictions.
Matt Hancock also thought that Matt Damon’s movie gave him “insight” into potential international vaccine pressures.
The government has 407 million doses in total ordered from 7 companies.
Sources say Hancock will reveal a great news about Covid figures in the UK with the target of vaccinations almost reached.
AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot said the contract signed with the EU did not set a specific timetable, a statement Europe denies.
After trials in the UK, Novavax vaccine has been proved to be effective against Covid and would also work against the variants.
According to Germany’s vaccine committee, Astrazeneca vaccine should be injected to under 65 years olds only.
Large-scale production of a vaccine created by French firm Valneva will begin at a plant in Livingston, Scotland.
A bomb disposal unit is responding to an “ongoing incident” on Wrexham Industrial Estate. The factory which produces the AstraZeneca vaccine has been shut.
Ursula Von Der Leyen had recalled the big investment made by Europe to develop the vaccine and to create a ‘truly global common good’.
The EU has threatened to impose strict export controls on Covid vaccines o disrupt the UK’s supply of Pfizer jabs.
Priti Patel, the Home Secretary, has said that ministers are working to move police and other frontline workers up the priority list for the Covid vaccine. Priti Patel on vaccine priority There is "a lot of work taking place in…
Boots and Superdrug branches will be among six pharmacies in England which will administer Covid vaccines from Thursday onwards.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock will hold a press conference today on a new vaccine rollout plan to help the NHS facing this ‘dangerous situation’.
UK Government decided to open seven mega vaccine centres to speed up mass jab procedures and stricter lockdown rules are also being considered.
Scientists are still cautious, but the Pfizer jab revelead effective also against the new Covid strains.
Many people were queueing up to get their Covid vaccine shots this morning as the UK ramped up its mass rollout of the vaccine.
Rumour is that he will approach the vaccine roll-out as if it was a military operation. Details during the press conference.
Health Minister admitted that the start of the second Covid vaccine is a key milestone to fight against Covid.
He received the shot at Oxford University Hospital.
The UK ordered about 100m doses of the Oxford vaccine: they will be enough to cover circa 50m persons.
The approval comes at the right moment, when both cases and hospitalisations are peaking.
Anyways, doctors and authorities fear that misinformation may spread hesitancy over the vaccine.
Medics and volunteers are set to deliver about 100m doses within days from the approval.