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‘Next generation’ vaccines developed in SA

TWO Covid-19 vaccines were being refined in the country with the potential to outsmart current and future variants – strengthening the fight against the pandemic.

Shantivax and hAd5, were considered to be the next-generation Covid-19 vaccines.

GENLAB, a Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth) based immunotherapy company, and Danish biotechnology company, Immunitrack, were behind Shantivax – the first Covid-19 vaccine of African origin.

The hAd5 Covid-19 vaccine was

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