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U.K. is first to green light Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Dec 2, 2020
Fifty U.K. hospitals are on standby to administer vaccine shots, which will be available by next week.
U.K. regulators were the first in the world to approve the coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech for widespread use.
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Navigating daily life in the face of Brexit

Mar 29, 2019
Freda Chisambi says she feels "really, really nervous."
Freda Chisambi works at the University of West London.
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Britain gets tough with health tourists

Nov 15, 2013
Britain's National Health Service offers free treatment at the point of service. The government says many foreigners are abusing the system and now need to pay up for the services they receive.