BioNTech plans modular coronavirus vaccine factories in Africa

Published Feb 16 2022 at 5:21 PM GMT
  • German vaccine maker BioNTech, which developed the first widely approved shot against Covid-19 together with Pfizer, unveiled plans on Wednesday to establish manufacturing facilities in Africa that would boost the availability of much-needed medicines on the continent.
  • The modular design presented at a ceremony in Marburg, Germany, consists of shipping containers fitted with the equipment necessary to make the company’s mRNA-based vaccine, save for the final step of putting doses into bottles, a….



  • Published Feb 16, 2022 5:21 PM GMT