Dr Steven Quay is a scientist, an author, an entrepreneur and the CEO of the Seattle based company Atossa Therapeutics. He is also the author of a recent paper in which he, using a Bayesian analysis, came to the conclusion that the COVID-19 Pandemic had its origins in a laboratory accident in Wuhan. In this conversation we discuss Dr Quay's paper in detail and talk about the public dialogue surrounding the origins of COVID-19.
Dr Quay has over 360 published contributions to medicine and has been cited over 10,000 times. He holds 87 US patents and has invented 7 FDA-approved pharmaceuticals which have helped over 80 million people. He is the author of the best selling book on surviving the Covid-19 Pandemic, titled Stay Safe: A Physician’s Guide to Surviving Coronavirus. He received his M.D. and Ph.D from The University of Michigan and was a postdoctoral fellow in the Chemistry Department at MIT with Nobel Laureate H. Gobind Khorana. He was also a resident at the Harvard MGH Hospital, and spent almost a decade on the faculty of Stanford University’s School of Medicine. Dr Quay and his company also work tirelessly to further research on breast cancer prevention. A TEDx talk he delivered on this disease has been viewed over 220,000 times.
Dr Steven Quay's A Bayesian analysis concludes beyond a reasonable doubt that SARS-CoV-2 is not a natural zoonosis but instead is laboratory derived - https://zenodo.org/record/4477081#
Article - https://www.wsj.com/articles/who-investigators-to-scrap-interim-report-on-probe-of-covid-19-origins-11614865067
Open Letter from a group of 26 scientists to the WHO - https://int.nyt.com/data/documenttools/covid-origins-letter/5c9743168205f926/full.pdf
TEDx Talk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hK4PlbYE_5M&t=280s