The Queer News Tonight panel discusses how one scientist believes that gay men could be the “canary in the coal mine” of future pandemics. Dr. Marcus A. Conant is a consultant dermatologist and the Chief Medical Officer for American Gene Technologies (AGT), which has been working for the past few years on a groundbreaking HIV cure. Because of his experience with HIV, he felt a sense of déjà vu when he heard of this year’s monkeypox outbreak.