Bill Frankland (106) is probably the oldest active doctor on the planet. Frankland first trained as a doctor in the 1930s. During his long and illustrious career, he has become the world’s foremost authority on allergy. He worked with the Nobel Prize-winning discoverer of antibiotics, Alexander Fleming, and was once called out to Iraq to treat dictator Saddam Hussein.
Zaria Gorvett discusses how retirement is becoming more and more expensive and if future generations may have to abandon the idea altogether.