HIV AND AIDS HISTORY
HIV and AIDS History
AIDS: The first 20 years | Simon Garfield
How Edinburgh became the AIDS capital of Europe
How Edinburgh became the AIDS capital of Europe | BBC | 1 Dec 2019
In the mid-1980s Edinburgh became known as the Aids capital of Europe. A new deadly disease, cheap heroin and the hardline attitudes of the authorities were the ingredients for a public health disaster.
How a typo created a scapegoat for the AIDS epidemic | Maclean's
How a typo created a scapegoat for the AIDS epidemic | Maclean's | 17 Apr 2019
A 1984 study planted the seed that would lead the media to falsely demonize Gaëtan Dugas as Patient Zero of an epidemic that would kill more than 700,000 people in North America.