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11 June 2020

Vaccine manufacturing will test Africa’s willingness to collaborate

Dr Palesa Sekhejane

Africa’s adversities highlight the importance of biomedical science – and in particular, the ability to develop and manufacture vaccines – for Africa’s development.

African governments, for their part, have shown little enthusiasm for local vaccine production. This presents a major obstacle to Africa’s development, condemning it to the role of a passive consumer, rather than an active player.

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Dr Palesa Sekhejane

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