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South Africa to produce 30 million J&J Covid-19 vaccines

29 March 2021 3:44 PM

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed Aspen Pharmacare will produce the vaccines in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth).

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Aspen Pharmacare will produce 30 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines at its factory in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth).

President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement on Monday.

Aspen will produce 30 million J&J Covid-19 vaccines at its facility in the Eastern Cape. © Horst Koenemund/123rf.com

“This Aspen belongs to us as South Africans and it is making life-saving vaccines and we as South Africa must be in pole position to be able to get vaccines that are manufactured here,” said Ramaphosa.

JSE-listed Aspen is the largest pharmaceutical company in Africa.

Johnson & Johnson is the largest drugs maker in the world.


For more detail, read “About 30 million J&J vaccines to be produced at Aspen Facility – Ramaphosa” – Eyewitness News





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