Photojournalist Stanley Greene announced in 2008 that he contracted Hepatitis C from a contaminated Razor in Chad the previous year and claimed to have the deadly disease under control with medication. Hepatitis is just the latest in a long string of incidents that have put his life in danger since the 1980s most of which he encountered on the job working as war photographer. Greenes photography work began getting noticed in 1989. It was then that he and fellow STD carrier David Hasselhoff witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall. After that Greene photographed the war in Chechnya, Hurricane Katrina, events in Africa, and war zones in the Middle East. In 1993 he was nearly killed in the Russian White House during a coup attempt against Russian President Boris Yeltsin. Greene was also a member of the Black Panther Party in 1971 and a member of the anti-war movement.