2020-12-04 18:10:06

How vaccine approval compares between the UK, Europe and the US

The regulatory fast-tracking of the Covid vaccine in Britain by MHRA has led some to question its methodsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) in the UK has not had a round of applause from anyone other than the UK’s politicians and the vaccine companies. It gave temporary authorisation to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on Wednesday and within hours, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) put out a stiff statement implying more work was needed than the UK regulator had done. Its own decision could come as lat