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Key Vocabulary

Immigrated
Inmigró
Nuns
Monjas
Profession
Profesión
Immune system
Sistema inmunológico
Antibodies
Anticuerpos

Changing the Course of a Pandemic; Part II

Read the story of Özlem Türeci and Uğur Şahin

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Changing the Course of a Pandemic; Part II

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Özlem Türeci
Özlem Türeci was born in Lastrup, Germany to Turkish parents. Her father was a Turkish physician who immigrated from Istanbul. He worked in a small Catholic hospital.
Türeci admired the nuns who took care of patients at her father's hospital. She could not imagine having a different profession. Türeci studied medicine at Saarland University, where she met Uğur Şahin, who would be her husband and business partner.

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