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One of the requirements is the vaccine request form to the COVAX Facility.

Public health officials are asking the public to be patient because only those who are most at risk from Covid-19 will be vaccinated in the early stages. The initial batch of 800,000 will be enough for 400,000 people to begin with.

The meeting also assumes significance as it is being held after Prime Minister Modi's visit to pharmaceutical companies in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune to review coronavirus vaccine development work there.

She said she knew there were people who had concerns, and she had contacted the BBC because she thought talking about her own situation might help them overcome those doubts.

"I feel so privileged to be the first person vaccinated against COVID-19", said Keenan, who wore a surgical mask and a blue Merry Christmas T-shirt decorated with a cartoon penguin wearing a Santa hat.

Mr Hancock said it had been a "tough year for many people's lives" and he was touched by an interview in which Mr Shakespeare said he looked forward to getting back to "the local shops". Others will have to wait their turn.

"And there's still a few months to go, I've still got this worry that we can't blow it now, Piers".

Another 1.8 million doses will arrive next month.

The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is produced in Belgium before being transported to the United Kingdom and distributed among hospitals. On Saturday, Russia began vaccinating thousands of doctors, teachers and others at dozens of centres in Moscow with its Sputnik V vaccine.

"It has been rigorously tested, it's been through a very rigorous authorisation process and it is safe". Pending that decision, shipments of the vaccine could arrive to Maricopa County and Pima County next week.

"I'm so proud", said Louise Coughlan, joint chief pharmacist at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.

The MHRA approved the Pfizer (NYSE:) vaccine against COVID-19 on December 2 and rollout is scheduled to begin in the coming days. The U.K. has more than 1.7 million cases.

The vaccine boxes containing 975 doses will need to be split so they can be taken in smaller packs to care homes.

The UK has ordered 40 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech jab, enough to vaccinate 20 million people because two doses are needed. As such, it may be months before healthy people under the age of 65 have their shot at receiving a vaccine.

A total of 50 hubs across England will be able to dispense injections.