By Charlie Coë For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 08:38 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 08:38 BST, 4 May 2021
Australia's top scientists and politicians have teamed up to set up a manufacturing plant for mRNA vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian on Monday met with the state's chief scientist to discuss plans to build Australia's first RNA manufacturing facility.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines both use mRNA technology but Australia has no capacity to make the jabs itself, leaving the country dependent on overseas production.
Making mRNA vaccines took on more importance since Australia's plan to immunise the population with locally-made AstraZeneca vaccnine was scuttled by the jab's link to a