Prime Minister, Boris Johnson on Tuesday confirmed that the United Kingdom has commenced vaccination against COVID-19.
Britain is the first country in the world to grant emergency use of the vaccine.
The vaccine was produced by United States pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German firm BioNTech.
“Today the first vaccinations in the UK against COVID-19 begin”, Johnson tweeted.
The leader praised the National Health Service (NHS) and all the scientists who worked on the research.
He also thanked everyone that have followed the rules to protect others.
“We will beat this together”, the Prime Minister assured.