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State-backed vaccine developer Biovac is in discussion with several pharmaceutical companies developing Covid-19 vaccines to potentially manufacture shots in SA, CEO Morena Makhoana said on Thursday.

The public-private partnership was established in 2003 to revive SA’s human vaccine manufacturing capabilities, with the state owning 47.5% and the majority stake held by a private consortium led by Immunotek. Earlier in November it began manufacturing Sanofi Pasteur’s six-in-one paediatric vaccine Hexaxim, the first time since the mid-1990s that sterile human vaccines have been made in SA...

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