The Federal Government has granted $80,000 to set up a joint Melbourne-Sydney medical group to research AIDS.
A Melbourne man has been admitted to hospital with AIDS – the first Australian case in six months.
Dr James Mason, the head of the Federal Centres for Disease Control, said yesterday he believed a virus discovered in France was the cause of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
New Zealand’s first AIDS victim has died.
Obviously if you are a homosexual or drug addict, your chances of catching the disease is far higher, and these people would be advised to be far more careful with whom they associate in future. But for the majority of us, AIDS is far more a mouse than a lion.
A second case of AIDS in NSW has been confirmed, and NSW Health Department officials are attempting to track down people who have had sexual contact with the man.
Sweden’s National Blood Transfusion Centre has asked homosexuals to stop giving blood in an effort to halt the spread of AIDS.
A $100,000 fund for research into acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has been established by the National Health and Medical Research Council.
The sexual revolution of the 1960s and 70s is backtracking to more conventional practices in the US, with promiscuity in sharp decline due to herpes and AIDS, and the growth of cable TV turning the home into “sex parlours on the screen.”
About 50 people in NSW are suspected to have the potentially deadly disease AIDS, a NSW Health Department spokesman said today.