The Age

Don’t blame lifestyles for AIDS

“AIDS is certainly an alarming medical challenge. But the correct way to defeat it is to mobilise the resources of the community to find its cause and develop a cure, not to indulge in useless finger-pointing,” writes Adam Carr in a letter to The Age.

August 15th,1983 1983, The Age

Gays form AIDS group

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.

August 8th,1983 1983, Courier-Mail, The Age

US to test AIDS treatment

Scientists are about to start human tests of a potential AIDS treatment called interleukin-2. To date there have been 1737 confirmed cases of AIDS worldwide, and 678 deaths.

July 14th,1983 1983, The Age

Homosexuals volunteer for 2-year AIDS study

Melbourne scientists have begun a two-year study of 100 homosexual volunteers to try to discover the link between homosexuality and the disease Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

The project, announced yesterday, is being undertaken jointly by the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.

July 6th,1983 1983, The Age

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