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Minmin Yen

Cholera kills, and vaccines don’t always work. She created a better solution.
by Erika Beras

Minmin Yen, 29

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Cholera affects millions of people annually in the world’s poorest communities. It’s often treated with antibiotics, but they’re not ideal because they harm the bacteria in the gut, and antibiotic resistance is on the rise.

Minmin Yen developed a better solution: bacteriophages, or viruses that specifically target bacteria. What’s significant about Yen’s intervention…

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