Angela Merkel ‘incredibly proud’ of BioNTech founders – DW (English)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised the accomplishments and tenacity of BioNTech researchers who developed the first coronavirus vaccine to be approved in western countries.
The comments came during a digital meeting on Thursday between Merkel and the BioNTech founders Ugur Sahin und Özlem Türeci.
“We are incredibly proud to have such researchers in our country,” Merkel said at the start of the talks.
Sahin and Türeci faced many hurdles in their road to getting the mRNA technology behind the…