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UK the worst moment of the coronavirus pandemic is happening daily surpassing 50,000 positive cases for more than a week. Solo Yesterday, the British country counted 1,243 fatalities, bringing the total to 83,203 confirmed deaths since the start of the health crisis.
The new strains of the disease originating in the country itself and in South Africa have significantly increased infections in the region that already suffers a strict confinement for a week.
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines and Oxford-AstraZeneca They are already being supplied in the country to curb the number of infections, although for now, the positives keep increasing daily. We remember that both vaccines need two doses to complete treatment and, therefore, to get immunity.
The Asda supermarket, chosen to offer the vaccine
As a solution to the bad times that the United Kingdom is going through and as reported The Mirror, he England’s National Health Service (NHS) has decided that the British supermarket Asda will become the first in the chain to offer the Pfizer-BioNTech drug against COVID-19 from next January 25.
“We are incredibly proud to provide this service and we look forward to doing everything we can to help the NHS and the Government accelerate the implementation of the vaccination program.” stated the president of Asda, Roger Burnley.
“We have an extensive logistics network nationwide that could support the storage and distribution of the vaccine. In addition, we are available to provide the NHS with any practical support necessary so that more people can quickly receive the vaccine, “he added.
Vaccination Center On Site
From Asda they have informed their intention to open a vaccination center in the Birmingham supermarket facilities where the personnel themselves will administer the vaccine to the groups vulnerable to the disease identified by the NHS. This new space will be open from 08:00 to 20:00 during the seven days a week and will have capacity to deliver 250 daily doses.
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