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The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna has today been given regulatory approval for supply by the MHRA.
Pharmacy teams have been working rapidly across the UK to ensure the safe delivery of the first UK COVID-19 vaccine across the country today.
Dr Gregor Smith has written to NHS leaders outlining how the doses of the Pfizer BioNtech vaccine that Scotland will receive over this month will be used.
Deliveries of the first COVID-19 vaccine to Scotland are expected to be made early next week with injections being given from Tuesday 8th December.
RPS says that pharmacy teams and patients to be prioritised by ensuring that teams receive the vaccine at the same time as other professionals.
The first COVID-19 vaccine for the UK, developed by Pfizer BioNTech, has today been given approval for use following a thorough review
The government has formally asked the MHRA to evaluate whether the supply of Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine can be authorised.
The covid-19 vaccination programme in Scotland is to be led by health boards, rather than GPs, in a departure from the approach being taken in England.
The priority groups who will be top of the list for the first covid-19 vaccines in Scotland at the start of December.
Data from a clinical trial of a two-dose covid-19 vaccine could be presented to US and European regulators as soon as next week.