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Killing Patient Zero: how a 1970s-era Halifax man was blamed for the AIDS crisis

The event pre-dated cell phones, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Who knows how the word got out?  But all of a sudden, the cavernous San Francisco Chronicle newsroom was flooded with television, radio, and print reporters. The date was February 17, 1994. The breaking story? Randy Shilts, the nation’s first “AIDS celebrity” journalist had died, at […]