In a huge move, the North American country of
Canada has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, developed to fight the Covid-19
The move has come shorty after the European
country of the United Kingdom rolled out its vaccination program.
The health department of Canada has named the development
as a milestone. The department has said that the vaccine has successfully cleared
the necessary safety conditions.
Canada has already purchased more than 20
million doses of the vaccine. It may purchase 56 million more if it feels the purchase
Officially, the United Kingdom is the first
country to roll out a vaccine plan.
A UK grandmother was the first person in the
world to receive the vaccine as a part of the program.
The US is expected to roll out its vaccine
program in the near future itself. The country is planning to convene a high-level
meeting in connection with the matter.
It is said that several countries in the western
world will develop their vaccine programs in the near future itself.
Bahrain, a developed country in the Middle East region, has approved the emergency use of the vaccine.
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