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The Astrazenezca/Oxford vaccine could be rolled out across the UK within the next fortnight as the head of the company raised hopes of the jab’s “winning formula”. The Government is aiming for mass vaccination centres to start administering patients with either the AstraZeneca/Oxford or Pfizer jab from January 4, according to told the Sunday Telegraph, as the new variant of coronavirus first found in the UK continues to spread across the world. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) could reportedly approve the homegrown jab within days, with millions poised to start receiving the jab at the start of next month.
It comes as the AstraZeneca chief said he believed researchers had found the “winning formula” using two doses and promised to publish the results.
“We think we have figured out the winning formula and how to get efficacy that, after two doses, is up there with everybody else,” Pascal Soriot told The Sunday Times. “I can’t tell you more because we will publish at some point.”