Here’s How A Gay Man Saved Thousands From Becoming HIV-positive With One Simple Act

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It’s not long before Christmas Day 2016, but Greg Owen has other things on his mind. Somebody’s just phoned him up – Professor Sheena McCormack, an acclaimed doctor and expert on disease. And she’s calling Owen to let him know that his recent actions have altered the course of medical history.

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Not long before this phone call, things hadn’t exactly been running smoothly for Owen. Indeed, he was a former sex worker, and he didn’t presently have a permanent job. Nonetheless, he’d done things which had potentially saved thousands of lives – and Professor McCormack was recognizing that.

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