In 2019, a new virus of the coronavirus family emerged in Wuhan, China, and the disease that was caused by this virus was named COVID-19 to indicate both the virus associated with it and the year it began. “Patient Zero,” . . .
Gérard Chaouat is an immunologist who specializes in mother-fetus immunology and has done work on HIV. He is currently associated with the French Institute of Health and Medical Research, is an emeritus director of the French National Center for Scientific Research, and the author of many articles and books. He writes frequently for the French left.