Sumary of Health Dept excited to see SA firm tapped to supply COVID vaccines for Africa:
- Cape Town-based Biovac Institute has entered into a partnership with Pfizer, which will see it manufacturing vaccines for the African Union and benefitting 55 countries.
- 55 AU member states to benefit from Pfizer vaccines produced in SA Biovac will be involved in what is called the “fill and finish” stage – processing the product and packaging it.
- com/uh7Mi6cHaK EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) July 21, 2021 Deputy Director-General Nicholas Crisp said that it was also reassuring that more than 50 countries stood to benefit from this.
- “Biovac CEO Morena Makhoana said that the company had started setting up all the required technology that would allow for a conducive environment for the manufacturing process.