12 Jan 2021
India stages nationwide drills to start one of the world's biggest coronavirus vaccination programmes as the drug regulator prepare to approve the first vaccine. In Bangalore, a participant of the dry drill says she has "no fear" getting the vaccine when it rolls out and says she will motivate others to get vaccinated. But some New Delhi residents still have mixed views about the vaccine programme.
4 Dec 2020
British Prime minister Boris Johnson announces the UK government has accepted a recommendation by the country's independent medicines regulator to approve Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for general use. The Chief Executive of the NHS in England Simon Stevens says the 'at-risk' population will be inoculated first.