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U.K. Stocking Up On COVID-19 Vaccines

The British government has agreed to buy more than 350 million doses of vaccines from seven producers if they are proven effective.

U.K. Stocking Up On COVID-19 Vaccines
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The U.K. is preparing to launch a large-scale vaccination effort by stocking up on doses of promising COVID-19 vaccines.

The British government agreed to buy more than 350 million doses of vaccines from seven producers if they are proven effective. 

Two vaccines are being reviewed by the a U.K.'s Medicines and Health Care Products Regulatory Agency. 

The U.K. has confirmed more than 58,000 coronavirus-related deaths, the most in Europe.