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COVID-19 pandemic response gets $300m

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome pledge to CEPI to accelerate epidemic preparedness | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome on Jan.18 each pledged US$150 million for a total of US$300 million to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI). CEPI is a global partnership …

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INTERVIEW: Africa’s first mRNA vaccine

Technology transfer hub gets to work The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the COVID Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) initiative announced in mid-2021 that they were working with a consortium to establish the first COVID messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine technology transfer hub on the African continent, in South Africa. The Conversation …

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Will cocktails of COVID-19 vaccines work?

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scientists sitting on the COVID-19 National Task Force are starting a study to establish the likely effects of mixing different vaccines amidst a rush to acquire as many vaccines as possible to vaccinate the 22 million targeted. Ugandans So far, in addition to …

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