German expert: ‘For many, I’m the evil guy crippling the economy

Germany’s Covid-19 expert: ‘For many, I’m the evil guy crippling the economy’

Christian Drosten, who directs the Institute of Virology at the Charité Hospital in Berlin, was one of those who identified the Sars virus in 2003. As the head of the German public health institute’s reference lab on coronaviruses, he has become the government’s go-to expert on the related virus causing the current pandemic.

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