Toy maker Mattel makes vaccine developer Barbie doll

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British coronavirus vaccine developer Sarah Gilbert has many science accolades to her credit but now shares an honor with Beyonce, Marilyn Monroe and Eleanor Roosevelt: a Barbie doll in her likeness.

Gilbert, a 59-year-old professor at Oxford University and co-developer of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, is one of six women in the COVID-19 fight who have new Barbies modeled after them.

Toy maker Mattel Inc (MAT.O) is recognizing them with a line of Barbie “role model” dolls.

Gilbert’s Barbie shares her long auburn hair and oversized black glasses, and she wears a sensible...

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Toy maker Mattel makes vaccine developer Barbie doll

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