Doctor J. Michael Lane, a globe-trotting epidemiologist
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Doctor J. Michael Lane, a globe-trotting epidemiologist, waged a 13-year war against smallpox dead at 84

Dr. J. Michael Lane, a globe-trotting epidemiologist who waged a 13-year war against the scourge of smallpox and led the final drive for its global eradication in 1977, when the last known vestige of the […]

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Famous People Who Died Today in 2020

Larry Kramer influential AIDS activist dead at 84

Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen-raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died at 84. Bill Goldstein, a writer, working […]