The fascinating story of Alice Ball, the American scientist who developed the first effective treatment for leprosy

La fascinante historia de Alice Ball, la científica estadounidense que desarrolló el primer tratamiento efectivo contra la lepra

Although she died at the young age of 24, Alice Ball left a deep mark on the scientific world. African-American chemistry developed the first and only effective treatment for the thousands of people who in 1915 suffered from Hansen’s diseasebetter known as leprosy. But that’s not all: Ball also set an important precedent for women …

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