European Medicines Agency
PM gets first dose of the jab at St Thomas’ Hospital in central London.
The prime minister has urged the public to continue taking up the offer of a vaccine.
Watchdog's intervention comes after major EU countries halted roll-out amid blood clotting fears.
Those eligible do not need to wait for an invite.
Downing Street reassurance comes as European Medicines Agency agrees the jab is safe.
Brits are still being urged to get their jab when offered, after France, Italy and Germany temporarily suspended use of the vaccine.
The UK medicines regulator says the available evidence does not suggest that blood clots in veins are caused by the jab.
The UK has secured 7m doses of the coronavirus jab, which trials suggest has a 94.1% efficacy rate.
There are still a few hurdles to overcome before the Pfizer vaccine is available – and perhaps even more if you aren't on the priority list.
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