Kunsulu Zakaria ranks among top female scientists in global vaccine development
Kazakh scientist Kunsulu Zakaria has been included in the global ranking of women who have made the greatest contributions to vaccination advancement. The most outstanding creators were unveiled by the UN-initiated International Day of Women and Girls in Science. As a respected scientist in the field of biosafety, Zakaria has her research findings featured in prestigious international journals. She is also the author of numerous publications, monographs, patents, and regulatory technical documents on the production of preventive and diagnostic medications. Developed in Kazakhstan, QazVac is a purified, concentrated, inactivated vaccine, with effectiveness exceeding 90 percent in both research and practical applications. Sarah Gilbert, Kathrin Jansen, Kizzmekia Corbett, Elena Smolyarchuk, Sumathy K, Hanneke Schuitemaker, and Ozlem Tureci also joined the list along with Zakaria for their significant contributions to the fight against the pandemic.