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Britain to start vaccinating people against COVID-19 next week

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock speaks during a media briefing at Downing Street, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain November 20, 2020. Trevor Adams/Pool via Reuters/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will start vaccinating people against COVID-19 with the Pfizer vaccine next week after the country’s regulator approved the jab on Wednesday, health minister Matt Hancock said on Wednesday.

“From early next week we will start a programme of vaccinating people against COVID-19 here in this country,” he told Sky News, calling it “fantastic news”.

Reporting by Paul Sandle and Guy Faulconbridge, writing by Sarah Young, editing by Estelle Shirbon

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