Salem Radio Network News Tuesday, August 3, 2021

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South Africa’s Biovac to start making Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in H2 2022 – CEO

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s Biovac Institute is aiming to start production of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech in the second half of next year, its chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

Morena Makhoana told Reuters the Cape Town-based firm would ramp up production of the COVID-19 vaccine before reaching output of 100 million doses a year around early 2023.

(Reporting by Wendell Roelf; Editing by Alexander Winning)

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