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No, not hot and gay, but creative and passionate. Dr. Daskalakis goes to clubs in NYC where gay men engage in risky activity and vaccinates them against a new threat–a deadly strain of meningitis that seems to be targeting gay men. Not a lot is known about the disease, other than it’s story is playing out like the HIV/AIDS epidemic, hitting drug users and gay men. All we really know is that dying of a swelling of the lining of your spine and brain sucks, and Dr. Daskalakis is working to stop it. He’s being provided with free vaccines, to go where others can’t, and vaccinate at risk populations. Go doctor!