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PremierLeague-News.Com - The UK has bought 17 million doses of that vaccine - enough for 8.5 million people - after it was approved by the UK regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A new vaccine is rolled out today in what has been hailed as “another key milestone” in the fight against coronavirus.The Moderna vaccine will become the third jab type to be used in Britain following the introduction of Pfizer and AstraZeneca at the end of 2020.The UK has bought 17 million doses – enough for 8.5 million people – after it was approved by the UK regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).The i newsletter latest news and analysisEmail address is invalidThank you for subscribing!Sorry, there was a problem with your subscription.But where is it made, and who will be first to receive it?Here’s everything you need to know… When is the roll out starting? The first doses of the Moderna vaccine will be administered in Wales on Wednesday, with jabs will be given out at West Wales General Hospital in Carmarthen.Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he was “delighted we can start the UK rollout of the Moderna vaccine in west Wales today”.Elle Taylor, 24, receiving her Moderna vaccine at West Wales General Hospital in Carmarthen (Photo: Jacob King/PA Wire) He added: “The UK Government has secured vaccines on behalf of the entire nation and the vaccination programme has shown our country working together at its best.”Wales Health Minister Vaughan Gething said: “This is another key milestone in our fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Tuesday that the Moderna jab would be deployed “around the third week of April”.Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the first batch of Moderna vaccines had arrived in the country on Monday and will be delivered over the coming months. Read More Covid-19: Vaccine rollout to become ‘considerably slower’, Government advisers reveal It has not been confirmed when the rollout of Moderna will begin in Northern Ireland.Where is Moderna made?Moderna has been developing its vaccine at its base in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is now producing it at a site in nearby Norwood.A partnership with manufacturer, Lonza, will see further sites set up across the world, including a facility in Switzerland with a goal of ultimately being able to produce one billion doses a year. There are sites in Europe that will be responsible for the fill and finish process, which sees the vaccine put into vials ready for distribution. One is Recipharm’s drug manufacturing site in France and in Spain, pharmaceutical lab Rovi in Madrid has installed a new production line at it’s Madrid facility.
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