Barbie maker Mattel launches new line of coronavirus-fighting dolls featuring British vaccine developer Sarah Gilbert
LONDON - British Professor Sarah Gilbert, one of the co-creators of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, has been honored with her own Barbie doll as part of a series dedicated to inspirational women fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
The doll in Gilbert's likeness sports dark-rimmed glasses, long auburn hair and mirrors her professional wardrobe by donning a navy suit. The creation, Gilbert said, left her feeling "very strange."..