Pfizer and its German-based partner BioNTech use a new approach to making vaccines that uses messenger RNA or mRNA.
This design was chosen for a pandemic vaccine years ago because it’s one that lends itself to quick turnaround. All that is needed is the genetic sequence of the virus causing the pandemic. Vaccine makers don’t even need the virus itself — just the sequence.
The recently ratified Kenya-UK economic partnership agreement (EPA) came into force on Monday.
This is as the pair of countries exchange notes on the EPA signifying the conclusion of requisite domestic processes to enact the deal.
Both the UK and Kenya are now expected to sign on the instruments of ratification before depositing the same with their respective governmentnt depositories as the deal’s final act.
Kenya Airways (KQ) has reported a near three times loss expansion to Ksh.36.2 billion in the year ended December 31, 2020.
This is the largest loss by a corporate in Kenya’s history.
The loss acceleration from Ksh.13 billion a year earlier is largely attributable to the collapse of its operations across 2020 on the back of COVID-19 related disruptions.
ABSA BANK Kenya becomes the first lender to withhold dividends after posting a 44pc drop in 2020 net profit to Sh4.2bn.
Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso wins another five-year term to extend his more than three decades rule.
Content created and supplied by: Andlyne (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More