Two more cases of AIDS have been diagnosed in Australia but doctors said yesterday the victims were suffering only a mild form of the disease and were most unlikely to die from it.
Melbourne’s homosexuals yesterday announced the formation of a special group to combat what it regards as ignorance and hysteria about acquired immune deficiency syndrome, AIDS.
“Homosexual people are so discriminated against in this state [Queensland] that we are not even included in discussions on discrimination or anti-discrimination legislation.”
THERE were no confirmed cases of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Queensland, the Health Minister, Mr Austin, said yesterday. He said the Health Department had investigated four suspected cases and eliminated two as most unlikely. The other two were still being monitored and would be for some months.
The first suspected case of AIDS contracted in Australia had been notified by a Sydney…
The NSW Department of Health will urgently seek details of a possible cure for AIDS being developed in the US. To date, 20 possible cases have been reported in NSW, but only one has been confirmed.
A man. 43, has died in a Melbourne Hospital of the incurable AIDS disease. Health officials and a spokesman at the Prince Henry’s Hospital said the man died on Friday, but they would not confirm this until yesterday afternoon.
The Australian, 1 July 1983: THREE suspected cases of acquired immune deficiency syndrome have been…
Courier-Mail, 30 June 1983: A MAJOR announcement about guidelines drawn up to combat Acquired Immune…
In setting up a committee of experts to set guidelines for the treatment of suspected AIDS sufferers, the State Health Department has acted sensibly.