The UK’s supply of coronavirus vaccine could be further boosted should the new Novavax jab receive approval from the medicines regulator.
The vaccine, which has shown promising results in trials, will be manufactured in Stockton-on-Tees but is yet to be given the go-ahead by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.
Meanwhile, the majority of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is set to be manufactured in the UK, despite initial doses coming from Germany.
The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is manufactured in Europe.
So what has the UK secured access to?
– What types of vaccine have been ordered?
– Adenoviral vaccines: These are based on weakened versions of adenoviruses, which are a group of viruses that typically infect membranes of the eyes, respiratory tract, urinary