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New vaccine roll out commences in ScotlandNew vaccine roll out commences in Scotland

Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has welcomed news of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency's (MHRA) approval of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine for use in the UK.

The vaccine has been procured on behalf of the four nations by the UK Government, who have ordered 100 million doses, of which Scotland will get 8.2% based on its population.

The vaccine roll out commenced from 4 January in Scotland, starting in settings they have already been delivering in, and moving out into more community settings from the 11 January.

Approval for new COVID-19 vaccine

Roll-out of Astrazeneca vaccine gets underway

Resources on vaccination for social care employers and their staff: COVID-19 vaccinations - COVID-19 - Our areas of work - Public Health Scotland

Weekly data on vaccination in Scotland:

COVID-19 Vaccination in Scotland: Weekly Data - News - Public Health Scotland

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