A Shot to Save the World: The Inside Story of the Life-Or-Death Race for a Covid-19 Vaccine


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6.3 X 9.13 X 1.5 inches | 1.3 pounds

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About the Author

Gregory Zuckerman is the author of The Greatest Trade Ever, The Frackers, and The Man Who Solved the Market and is a Special Writer at the Wall Street Journal. At the Journal, Zuckerman writes about financial firms, personalities and trades, as well as hedge funds and other investing and business topics. He's a three-time winner of the Gerald Loeb award, the highest honor in business journalism. Zuckerman also appears regularly on CNBC, Fox Business and other networks and radio stations around the globe.


"One of the most exciting dramas in medical history... A Shot to Save the World is a thrilling account based on great reporting and access to all of the teams. An inspiring and informative page-turner."
--Walter Isaacson, author of #1 New York Times bestseller, The Code Breaker

"Captivating account...gripping...tough to put down."
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"An intensely researched, rewarding account of an impressive medical triumph."
--Kirkus Reviews

"A page-turning drama...Brings you inside the room of the largest drug makers to give readers a birds-eye view of the big decisions and behind-the-scenes machinations that span from Washington to China."
--Andrew Ross Sorkin, columnist, The New York Times, co-anchor of CNBC's Squawk Box

"Zuckerman answers a question still circulating among both vaccine fans and skeptics: How could scientists develop the Covid-19 vaccines so quickly? The vaccine-science book for a vaccine skeptic."
--The New York Times

"A propulsive narrative...the single best book I've read on the real world of scientific entrepreneurship...Highly recommended."
--Paul Kedrosky, Investor and partner at SK Venture

--Brian Williams, MSNBC

"An assured account of the research, the ideas and the personalities. Like many great scientific tales, the story features serendipity, failures, tenacity, frustration and temper tantrums."

"A Must Read"
--Town & Country

"A superb scientific drama of failure, determination and triumph"
--The Economist, Best Books of 2021

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Best Books of 2021, Business