Panel Discussion: A Shot to Save the World

Exploring breakthroughs in science and health policy with Gregory Zuckerman.

LIVE: thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 6 p.m.

Wall Street Journal reporter and New York Times bestselling author, Gregory Zuckerman, is a featured guest on a panel discussion about Covid-19 and his newest book: A Shot to Save the World: The Inside Story of the Life-or-Death Race for a Covid-19 Vaccine.

The panel discussion is moderated by Ohio State Wexner Medical Center interim co-leader and chief clinical officer, Dr. Andrew Thomas.

In addition to Zuckerman, panelists include Peter Mohler, vice president of research at The Ohio State University and chief scientific officer at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, and Dr. Mysheika Roberts, health commissioner for the City of Columbus.

More about A Shot to Save the World

In his book, Zuckerman takes us inside the top-secret laboratories, corporate clashes and high-stakes government negotiations that led to effective shots. Deeply reported and endlessly gripping, this is a dazzling, blow-by-blow chronicle of the most consequential scientific breakthrough of our time.

It’s a story of courage, genius and heroism. It’s also a tale of heated rivalries, unbridled ambitions, crippling insecurities and unexpected drama. A Shot to Save the World is the story of how science saved the world.


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