Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday said that the coronavirus pandemic that killed nearly a 1.5 million people is defeated by great minds. In a tweet, the minister said that science has done it yet again for humanity, the pandemic that killed nearly 1.5 million people is defeated by great minds. “He congratulated to British people and government on becoming the first nation to authorise the use of vaccine”, he added. Britain on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use and said that it will be rolled out from early next week. A vaccine is seen as the best chance for the world to get back to some semblance of normality amid a global pandemic which has killed nearly 1.5 million people and upended the global economy. “The government has today accepted the recommendation from the independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for use,” the government said.