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EU to invest 1 billion euros to build vaccine production hubs in Africa

PUBLISHED: Fri, 21 May 2021 11:50:41 GMT

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BRUSSELS, May 21 (Reuters) – The European Union will invest 1 billion euros to build vaccine manufacturing hubs in Africa, the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday.

The move is meant to make Africa more independent on vaccine production. (Reporting by Francesco Guarascio @fraguarascio; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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