The Resource Patient zero and the making of the aids epidemic, Richard A. McKay, (electronic resource)

Patient zero and the making of the aids epidemic, Richard A. McKay, (electronic resource)

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Patient zero and the making of the aids epidemic
Title
Patient zero and the making of the aids epidemic
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Richard A. McKay
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eng
Summary
In Patient Zero, Richard A. McKay presents a carefully documented and sensitively written account of the life of Gaetan Dugas, a gay man whose skin cancer diagnosis in 1980 took on very different meanings as the HIV/AIDS epidemic developed-and who received widespread posthumous infamy when he was incorrectly identified as patient zero of the North American outbreak. McKay shows how investigators from the US Centers for Disease Control inadvertently created the term amid their early research into the emerging health crisis; how an ambitious journalist dramatically amplified the idea in his determination to reframe national debates about AIDS; and how many individuals grappled with the notion of patient zero-adopting, challenging, and redirecting its powerful meanings-as they tried to make sense of and respond to the first fifteen years of an unfolding epidemic. With important insights for our interconnected age, Patient Zero untangles the complex process by which individuals and groups create meaning and allocate blame when faced with new disease threats. What McKay gives us here is myth-smashing revisionist history at its best
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
RECBC
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1978-
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McKay, Richard Andrew
Dewey number
362.19697/920097
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
RA643.86.N7
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history
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Narrated by Paul Woodson
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  • Woodson, Paul
  • HighBridge Audio (Firm)
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  • Dugas, Gaé́tan
  • HISTORY / General
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Epidemics
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
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Patient zero and the making of the aids epidemic, Richard A. McKay, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (12 hr., 32 min.)
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unknown
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online
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9781681689951
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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7da6b2ca-36d8-449c-a6b3-e648078a3e8f
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Z100107754
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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(OCoLC)1012413141
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Label
Patient zero and the making of the aids epidemic, Richard A. McKay, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (12 hr., 32 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681689951
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7da6b2ca-36d8-449c-a6b3-e648078a3e8f
Publisher number
Z100107754
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1012413141
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not applicable
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not applicable

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