• Alexander C. R. Hammond

Heroes of Progress, Pt. 21: Alfred Sommer

Introducing Alfred Sommer, the American scientist who discovered that vitamin A deficiency dramatically contributes to increased childhood mortality and morbidity. Sommer's discovery and vitamin A treatment is estimated to have saved more than 12 million children from an early death, and it continues to save hundreds of thousands more people every year. 

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