Professor Ali Mohamed Zaki and the Corona Virus

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2014

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CAIRO EGYPT - March 15: A portrait of Professor Ali Mohamed Zaki in his office in CAIRO, EGYPT on March 15 . Dr. Zaki diagnosed the first patient with a strain of the Corona Virus in Saudi Arabia. He was then fired for announcing it himself, but the information was later used to help diagnose another patient in the UK. (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

CAIRO EGYPT - March 15: Professor Ali Mohamed Zaki adjusts one of the machines in his office in CAIRO, EGYPT on March 15. Though he is setting up a new practice in Cairo he is still in the testing phase for all his equipment. Dr. Zaki diagnosed the first patient with a strain of the Corona Virus in Saudi Arabia. He was then fired for announcing it himself, but the information was later used to help diagnose another patient in the UK. (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)

CAIRO EGYPT - March 15: A portrait of Professor Ali Mohamed Zaki in his office in CAIRO, EGYPT on March 15 . Dr. Zaki diagnosed the first patient with a strain of the Corona Virus in Saudi Arabia. He was then fired for announcing it himself, but the information was later used to help diagnose another patient in the UK. (Photo by David Degner / Getty Images)