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Biovac partners with US company to manufacture COVID-19 vaccine in SA

19 March 2021 8:22 AM
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COVID19
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US based company

CEO Dr Morena Makhoana gives more insight on the announced and the partnership.

Biovac announced a local manufacturing partnership with US-based immunotherapy company, ImmunityBio on Thursday.

Biovac says this collaboration aims to develop capability in South Africa for the full value-chain manufacturing of vaccines.

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Africa Melane on #702Breakfast chats to Biovac CEO Dr Morena Makhoana to give more insight on the matter.

US-based immunotherapy company, ImmunityBio has developed a vaccine that has a similar construct to Johnson and Johnson but have made a few tweaks to try make it more broadly protective.

Dr Morena Makhoana, CEO - Biovac

Listen below to the full conversation:




19 March 2021 8:22 AM
Tags:
COVID19
vaccine
biovac
US based company

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