Browsing: Moderna in kenya

  • Moderna has announced plans to build a manufacturing facility in Kenya
  • The firm’s CEO, Stéphane Bancel, said the ‘mRNA’ facility would produce up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year
  • Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Kenya and the company to establish the first mRNA manufacturing facility in Africa

American pharmaceutical and biotechnology company Moderna has announced plans to build a manufacturing facility in Kenya.

On Monday, March 7, 2022, Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Kenya and the company to establish the first mRNA manufacturing facility in Africa.

The firm’s CEO, Stéphane Bancel, said the ‘mRNA’ facility would produce up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year.

The company said it would invest up to $500 million in the new facility, which will focus on drug substance manufacturing on the continent of Africa …