The South African-born philanthropist & scientist, Patrick Soon-Shiong says the newly-launched cancer and Covid-19 vaccine initiative will significantly boost South Africa’s capabilities to manufacture its own vaccines.

He launched the initiative late last week and says it will entail a partnership with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, the South African Medical Research Council and several South African Universities.

Soon-Shiong says the agreement will enhance the transfer of manufacturing technology for Covid-19 and cancer vaccines.

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