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BioNTech to send mobile covid-19 vaccine laboratories to

The growing inequality between vaccines around the world has affected the poorer countries the most, especially the African countries. In an attempt to bridge the gap, Germany's BioNTech, the developers of the first mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 together with Pfizer, announced plans to send mobile vaccine production units to Africa. "The question was, can we make the process compact enough to fit in a container," BioNTech CEO and co-founder Uğur Şahin told Agence France-Presse (AFP) when the company…

Africa is facing a “brutal” COVID-19 wave in the middle of a slow

As Africa continues to lag behind in the global COVID-19 vaccination race, the continent faces a dangerous resurgence of coronavirus, with deaths and hospital admissions reaching record levels. With just under 5.3 million reported cases and about 139,000 deaths among its nearly 1.3 billion people, Africa is still the world's least affected continent after Oceania, according to an Agence France-Presse (AFP). So far, African countries have been spared disasters comparable to Brazil or India. But the…

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