On South African soil
SA vaccine tech hub a boost far beyond Covid and our borders
It could ultimately tackle malaria, HIV and TB in other African countries too
The World Health Organisation recently announced it would be establishing a technology transfer hub in SA – one that would give the whole continent the power to make its own mRNA vaccines.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said it placed the continent “on a path to self-determination” and that it was a historic move.
The hub is intended to enable vaccine manufacture while also scaling up other health-related commodities...