Amanpour and Company

This Whistleblower Exposed Theranos’ Life-Threatening Ruse

Clip: 08/07/2020 | 17m 2s Video has closed captioning.

Remember the name Theranos? It was touted as a revolutionary blood-testing start-up--until 2018, when it came crashing down and its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, was charged with fraud. Tyler Shultz worked at the company before becoming a whistleblower about the technology, which didn't actually work. He joins Hari to discuss lessons learned as it relates to the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Aired: 08/07/20

Rating: NR

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