There is probably little risk of the disease being transmitted through “straight sexual activity, without violence or unusual practices,” according to a visiting British expert.
Blood transfusions appear to cause about one per cent of all AIDS cases reported so far, but the chances of getting the deadly disease from blood after an operation or accident are tiny, researchers say.
The first traces of AIDS have surfaced in Perth. Two young men are being treated in Royal Perth Hospital with lymphadenopathy syndrome (LS), an early and mild form of AIDS.
US scientists studying haemophiliacs say they have uncovered more evidence that a virus may be involved in spreading AIDS.