Wimbledon spectators pay tribute this Monday (28) to scientist Sarah Gilbert, a professor at Oxford University who has spearheaded the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine project against Covid-19, standing in center court before the start of the annual Games is appreciated. Tennis tournament in London.
The crowd also lauded the efforts of organizations that contributed to the UK’s fight against COVID-19. However, the loudest applause was also reserved for Gilbert and employees of the British National Health Service.
Gilbert, seated in the royal compartment, was crowned royal lady during Queen Elizabeth’s birthday celebrations earlier this month.
The Wimbledon tournament is also planning to invite other individuals who have played a key role in fighting the coronavirus to watch this year’s Games from the royal box.
Also in the royal box was Hannah Ingram-Moore, daughter of former British Army captain Tom Moore, who hit the UK at the start of the pandemic by helping Walker walk her garden to raise millions of pounds in charity for the NHS. staff.
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