AstraZeneca, Pfizer begin accelerated review for COVID-19 vaccines in UK

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Katie Adams –
Monday, November 2nd, 2020

The U.K. is speeding up the approval procedure for the COVID-19 vaccines being established by AstraZeneca and Pfizer, Newsy reported Nov. 1.

The countrys health regulator began a sped up review for the COVID-19 vaccine candidate AstraZenec is establishing with the University of Oxford. Regulators are conducting a “rolling review,” meaning they will analyze scientific trial information in real time while preparing with the drugmaker about production and distribution.

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The U.K. is also speeding up the evaluation process for Pfizers COVID-19 vaccine candidate, Bloomberg reported Oct. 31.