UN authorizes AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine for emergency use
In this file photo dated Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, a Moroccan nurse administers the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to a health worker, at Cheikh Khalifa Hospital in Casablanca, Morocco. The World Health Organization Monday Feb. 15, 2021, granted an emergency authorization to the coronavirus vaccine made by AstraZeneca, a move that should allow its partners to ship millions of doses to countries worldwide as part of a U.N.-backed program to stop the pandemic.(Abdeljalil Bounhar/AP)
MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer
Originally Published: February 15, 2021 12:57 p.m.