Episode 1: Gay Plague

Season 5, Ep. 1

Episode 1: How doctors and scientists responded to the arrival of a strange and terrifying new disease. You can find a list of books, articles, and documentaries we used in our research at

From the creators of Slow Burn, Fiasco: The AIDS Crisis is a deep dive into the impact of a deadly virus that transformed American life. The complete 8-episode season is available on Audible at