A video of people standing up and clapping during the world’s famous tennis tournament Wimbledon Grand Slam is becoming very viral. In this clip, people are seen clapping looking at a woman. While there is no expression on that woman’s face. Actually, this woman is none other than the famous virologist Sarah Gilbert. He was the one who developed the Oxford-AstraZeneca Corona Vaccine.
People were happy to see the scientist who made the AstraZeneca vaccine
The organizers of the Wimbledon tournament had invited NHS staff and developers of the coronavirus vaccine to watch the match in the VAP Royal box during the opening matches of this year. During this, British virologist Sarah Gilbert also came to watch the match. As defending champion Novak Djokovic tried to serve 19-year-old British player Jack Draper, there was an announcement over the loudspeaker.
Seeing the developers of the Corona vaccine, people clapped by standing
The announcer told the crowd that today the developers of the Corona vaccine and the people of the National Health Service are sitting in the Royal Box. After which the audience present there started clapping. For more than a minute, all the spectators stood and clapped. Commenting on this, Boris Becker said that it was a very emotional moment before the start of this championship.
Corona Warriors Honor
Last year Wimbledon was canceled due to Corona virus infection. When the Grand Slam was resumed this year, the organizers of Wimbledon arranged a separate VIP seat for the Corona Warriors in honor of them. Captain Tom Moore’s daughter Hannah Ingram-Moore was also given a grand welcome. Tom Moore raised £33 million for the NHS earlier this year at the age of 100. During this he also died.
Get to know Sarah Gilbert
Sarah Gilbert is a British scientist of Irish descent. He was born in April 1962. He worked with the team that discovered the malaria vaccine early in his career. After this, he also contributed in making vaccines for dangerous diseases like malaria and Ebola. In view of his work, the British government had entrusted him with the responsibility of making the corona vaccine.
[Attribution to NBT]