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Pfizer and Biovac to produce Covid-19 vaccines in Cape Town

21 July 2021 3:28 PM
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Covid-19 vaccine makers BioNTech and Pfizer on Wednesday announced a deal with Cape Town-based Biovac to make their jab locally.

Cape Town-based Biovac has signed an agreement to produce the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine locally.

Biovac will complete the final step in the process (“fill and finish”).

The company will make 100 million doses annually for distribution in 55 African countries.

Technology transfers will commence immediately, however, the first doses are not expected before next year.

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For more detail read “Pfizer/BioNTech to produce Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa” – Eyewitness News





21 July 2021 3:28 PM
Tags:
Pfizer
COVID-19 vaccine
BioNTech
Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine
biovac
fill and finish

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