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11 June 2020

Vaccine manufacturing will test Africa’s willingness to collaborate

Dr Palesa Sekhejane

It has been three months since the confirmation of the first known infection in South Africa and the African continent from severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (Sars-CoV-2), the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

The arrival of Sars-CoV-2 in an already burdened continent, where communicable and non-communicable diseases are endemic to certain regions, places already struggling health systems under considerable strain.

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Dr Palesa Sekhejane

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