BioNTech to ship mRNA vaccine factory kits to Africa

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Inoculation rates in Rwanda, South Africa, Senegal and the African Union have fallen far behind other parts of the world. Image: UNSPLASH/ Braňo

Ludwig Burger
Journalist, Reuters
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BioNTech's vaccine production plant is housed in repurposed shipping containers. Image: REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer
'A medical staff checks newly arrived vaccines of Comirnaty, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), one day before the start of compulsory vaccination in Austria during the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, at a vaccination centre in Salzburg, Austria
A blurred image of a person holding a vaccine jar. Image: REUTERS/Lukas Barth
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