Hutton went on to say he had been convinced they needed to get another opinion from other doctors, saying: “No, we must get someone else’s opinion on this.”
But Mercury already had the best medics on the case.
“We talked a little about it but then he just said, ‘Look, these are the top AIDS specialists there are,’” Hutton continued.
“Yes, it affected me, I suppose,” he said of the devastating news. “I suppose the dread of my own health…”