According to a report by BBC Teeside:
Dr Paul Williams, former Labour MP for Stockton South, which said: “Some local patients have turned down an offer this weekend of getting a Covid vaccine when they found out it was the Pfizer one. ‘I’ll wait for the English one’.” Dr Williams was a GP and continued to see patients while he was an MP. After being voted out in 2019 he has worked at North Tees Hospital.
The BBC has now offered this evidence that the American multinational Pfizer‘s vaccine developed in Germany by two Turkish-Germans and manufactured in Belgium, is more effective than the one from British-Swedish multinational AstraZeneca, led in Cambridge by French chief executive Pascal Soriot and reliant on European plants for manufacture: