Britain Yet To Decide On Pfizer Offer To Vaccinate Olympians
LONDON -- AP -- The British government is still deciding whether to accept an offer from Pfizer to fast-track Olympic and Paralympic athletes for coronavirus vaccines. Jabs are only being given to Britons aged 38 or older - though this will be extended to those over 35 from next week - with younger people only getting inoculated if they have an underlying health condition.
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British Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston says "Pfizer have offered for the Olympics and we've asked them about that." Pfizer developed a vaccine with BioNTech and said earlier this month that it would donate doses to inoculate athletes and officials preparing for Tokyo.