Museveni commissions vaccine-making facility 

President Museveni (2nd right) and Kenya Deputy President William Ruto (2nd left) officiate at the laying of a foundation stone for the construction of  the Biological Drugs and mRNA Vaccine manufacturing facility at Matuga in Wakiso District, yesterday. PHOTOS/ PPU

What you need to know:

  • Government is hopeful that if all goes well, the country should start manufacturing vaccines in six months

President Museveni yesterday commissioned Biological Drugs and mRNA (Messenger Rigonucliec Acid) vaccine facility in Matuga, Wakiso District, that will make vaccines readily available in the country.
According to Ms Lindah Nabusayi, the senior presidential press secretary, the facility is under the Dei Group, a factory that deals in pharmaceuticals, research and value addition on produce.

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