Portrait of Dr. Kizzmekia “Kizzy” Shanta Corbett on the left with the words “ZORA CELEBRATES: DR. KIZZMEKIA ‘KIZZY’ SHANTA CORBETT” on the right side.
Photo Illustration: Save As/Medium; Source: Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, a viral immunologist at the National Institutes of Health, in Wheaton, Md., Sept. 25, 2020.
Photo: Timothy Nwachukwu/The New York​ Times/Redux

ZORA Celebrates: Dr. Kizzmekia “Kizzy” S. Corbett

Kizzmekia S. Corbett, PhD, or Dr. Kizzy as she’s known to her followers, is a viral immunologist and one of the National Institute of Health’s top scientists behind the development of the Covid-19 vaccine. Dr. Kizzy’s online presence has been a source of knowledge and hope for her followers throughout the pandemic.