The pioneering technology behind the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines could power future treatments against cancer and HIV/Aids. Photo: Reuters The pioneering technology behind the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines could power future treatments against cancer and HIV/Aids. Photo: Reuters
The pioneering technology behind the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines could power future treatments against cancer and HIV/Aids. Photo: Reuters

What Asia’s scramble for mRNA production facilities means for the future of vaccine manufacturing in the region

  • Australia, South Korea and Singapore are among the governments now racing to establish facilities to manufacture the hi-tech jabs
  • These could power future treatments against diseases such as cancer and HIV/Aids – but will they be enough to stop the next pandemic?

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The pioneering technology behind the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines could power future treatments against cancer and HIV/Aids. Photo: Reuters The pioneering technology behind the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines could power future treatments against cancer and HIV/Aids. Photo: Reuters
The pioneering technology behind the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines could power future treatments against cancer and HIV/Aids. Photo: Reuters
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