The Sunday Independent today revealed that South African Billionaire, Patrick Soon-Shiong has emerged as a significant force behind vaccines.

Soon-Shiong is a Billionaire doctor and Scientist and was born in Port-Elizabeth.

Soon-Shiong is the owner of the LA Times and is part owner of the NBA Lakers team.

He is graduated from Wits University and is now the owner of immunotherapy and cell therapy company, ImmunoBio and NantKwest.

His company has created a vaccine that seeks to protect people from future variants of the coronavirus.

The vaccine is undergoing clinical trials in the US and  in Cape Town. The vaccine trial is comprises of two injections administered 21 days apart.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Independent – 28 February 2021.