‘Patient zero’: The misunderstand stories of how illnes spreads

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( CNN) When a researcher’s scrawling of the letter O was misinterpreted as a zero in reference to a HIV patient in the early 1980 s, the provocative word “patient zero” was born. It triggered a wave of events in which the patient, Gatan Dugas, a French-Canadian flight attendant, was erroneously blamed for bringing the […]

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100 best nonfiction books: No 79- The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah Equiano( 1789)

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The most famous slave memoir of the 18 th century is a powerful and frightening read and established Equiano as a founding figure in black literary tradition Black literature begins with the slave memoirs of the 18 th century. Equianos Interesting Narrative is the most famous of these, especially once it was taken up by […]

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