Britain ‘will be first’ to get doses of Oxford University’s Covid-19 vaccine if it works, Number 10 confirmed today amid claims Donald Trump is aiming to fast-track the experimental vaccine into use before the US election this autumn. White House insiders claim the US President is considering pushing for approval for emergency use of the experimental jab, which is one of the world’s most promising candidates. Early trials have shown promising results, with tests showing the vaccine — being mass-produced by pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca — is safe to use in humans and appears to provoke an immune response. But AstraZeneca insisted it has not entered any negotiation with the US and Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said the company had entered into ‘a number of agreements with other countries’ but that the UK would be ‘first’ in line. On the news that Mr Trump was considering fast-tracking the vaccine, one of the UK’s top medical officers warned that there should be ‘fair distribution’ of any working jab and that richer countries should not hoover up all the supplies. And in a thinly-veiled dig at President Trump, the World Health Organization’s boss said a global roll-out of a coronavirus vaccine was in… Read full this story
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