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BioNTech and Moderna go head-to-head to produce mRNA vaccines in Africa

A laboratory in Cape Town. South Africa is one of six African countries designated by the WHO to invest in messenger RNA.
A laboratory in Cape Town. South Africa is one of six African countries designated by the WHO to invest in messenger RNA. © Xabiso Mkhabela/Xinhua News Agency/Newscom/MaxPPP
The leading manufacturers of Covid-19 vaccines are looking to establish a long-term presence on the continent. Diversifying their activities is key, but how they will do this is still far from clear. [...] (801 words)
Issue dated 30/06/2022 Reading time 4 minutes
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