The scientist who saved your life

The Covid-19 pandemic has been one of the most disruptive and devastating events in recent history.
But it also led to a series of incredible scientific breakthroughs, including the fastest ever development of a new vaccine. 
Now, the technology behind the Covid-19 vaccine, which has already saved millions of lives, is being adapted to find solutions for previously incurable diseases.
Today, senior reporter for The Saturday Paper, Rick Morton, on the woman who spent decades advocating for the unproven technology behind the vaccine, and how it helped save humanity.
Guest: Senior reporter for The Saturday Paper, Rick Morton.
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