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Rock singer Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, California, during his opening show, 18 February 1985. AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing

Possible causes of Prince’s death: Separating the plausible from the crazy

Whenever a celebrity dies under murky circumstances, speculations run wild. The bulk of news reports about the rock star Prince’s death yesterday suggested influenza may…

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Gaétan Dugas, infamously, and wrongly, labeled Patient Zero. PHOTO: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

‘Patient Zero’ no more

BOSTON–A   new study pinpoints with greater precision than ever before when and where HIV entered the United States and sparked North America’s AIDS epidemic.…

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