Professor Sarah Gilbert: The scientist behind the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The UK vaccinologist received a standing ovation at Wimbledon for her tireless efforts

Creating an effective COVID-19 vaccine in less than a year was a scientific achievement akin to a moon-landing, the architect of the AstraZeneca shot says. 

Professor Sarah Gilbert
Professor Sarah Gilbert.

Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert led the supercharged effort to develop the viral-vector vaccine — approved for use in all but a handful of countries — and