Genetic evidence exonerates 'Patient Zero' in the U.S. AIDS epidemic

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 12:31 in Health & Medicine

The Canadian flight attendant widely blamed for bringing HIV to the United States and triggering an epidemic that has killed nearly 700,000 people has been exonerated by science, more than 40 years after his death. In a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature, researchers used newly available genetic...

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