A sixth Covid vaccine has been given the inexperienced mild to be used within the UK by well being officers.
The Valneva jab been given regulatory approval by the Medicines and Healthcare merchandise Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
The UK is the primary nation on this planet to approve this vaccine.
It has been accepted to be used in folks aged 18 to 50 years, with the primary and second doses to be taken at the least 28 days aside.
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