Rwanda : the construction of the first mRNA vaccine factory in Africa kicks off

Rwandan president Paul Kagame and BioNtech’s CEO Ugur Sahin launched on Thursday, the construction of a messenger RNA vaccine factory in Kigali. It is Africa’s first of three planned projects on the continent and aims to produce treatments against Covid-19 and other diseases by early 2024. “BioNTech is researching and developing vaccines and medicines to prevent…