WATCH | Tech talk: Unpacking and assembling the puzzle pieces of a Covid-19 vaccine

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There’s a new vaccine plant in Cape Town. Billions will go into the local manufacturing facility in a bid to get more vaccines to the rest of Africa.

But making a vaccine involves a lot of helping hands and doesn’t happen overnight.

Manufacturers need to have the right tools and instructions to ensure the jab is assembled correctly.

People also need to have the right training so nothing goes awry in the process.

This can be achieved by something called “tech transfer”.

But not everyone is stepping up to the plate.

This story was produced by the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism. Sign up for the newsletter.

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