An exemplar outcome of an immunology-based intervention is vaccine development; the current COVID-19 pandemic is a case in point. Can we build an immunology research ecosystem in Africa that nurtures discovery and enables translation? We see African immunologists as key agents of change and discuss obstacles and opportunities.
Trends in immunology
1051 - 1053
Centre of Infectious Diseases, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany; KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research-Coast, Kilifi, Kenya. Electronic address: FOsier@kemri-wellcome.org.
Humans, Allergy and Immunology, Developing Countries, Africa, SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 Vaccines