Dr. Marylyn, a Ghananian-German physician who is the Head of Infectious Diseases at the University Center Hamburg is leading her team to search for a vaccine against COVID-19, bluebloodz.com has confirmed.
Dr. Marylyn pictured below, is noted for developing vaccinations that protected people from Ebola virus disease and the MERS coronavirus EMC/2012. With her vast experience, the world is counting on her team to come up with a vaccine that will protect people against COVID-19.
Dr. Marylyn is married and has two children. She has won many awards including London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine – 1999, Edward H. Kass Award for Clinical Excellence, Massachusetts ID Society – 2008, Honorary Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa – 2013 and Pettenkofer Prize -2019.
ICYMI – She is the daughter of a Ghanaian father and a German mother, and she was born in Troisdorf, Germany – she is 50 years old. Her father is a physician. Dr. Marylyn studied medicine at the University of Bonn.
She earned her diploma at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, during which she researched Candida albicans transmission between HIV-positive people. In 1999 she moved to Boston, where she specialised in infectious diseases at the Harvard Medical School.