Yes I'm quite sure that's the true and complete story. In the radio program, Fauci admitted that the federal government did not listen to the concerns of gay activists in the s, who felt the government was not listening to their concerns about a new disease that scientists knew virtually nothing about and spread through the gay community like wildfire. In response, Fauci said he asked himself, "Let me put myself in their shoes. If I were in their position, what would I be doing? To gain a direct and personal understanding of the sexual habits of gay men in the s, Fauci then began visiting gay bars and bath houses in a sort of undercover role. The revelation that gay men were visiting gay bath houses for the purpose of anonymous, often unprotected sex with other men provoked many cities and states to ban gay bath houses.
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During the s epidemic, the large presence of the gay community prompted local medical practitioners to take note of and respond to observed patterns of reported ailments early on. Widespread fear and panic about the epidemic were combatted by efforts of community activists and local government policies that were at some times supportive, and at other times damaging or ineffectual. Improvements of both drug therapies and prevention education have led to a decreased number of AIDS cases. Soon it became clear that gay men were not the only ones who had the disease; intravenous drug abusers also appeared to get infected. Luc Montagnier at the Pasteur Institute in Paris.
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Related: Trump blocked Dr. Fauci talked in-depth about his handling of both HIV and the coronavirus during his tenure from the s to today. He reasoned that seeing the saunas and clubs with his own eyes helped him become a better immunologist. And it was so concentrated in the gay community that I really wanted to get a feel for what was going on there that would lead to this explosion of a sexually transmitted disease.
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