ABC TV news segment on suspected AIDS-infected blood transfusions.
The headline of the New York Times issue dates August 8, 1982, read: MYSTERY ILLNESS AFFLICTS HOMOSEXUAL MEN, DEATH RATE NOW 40%. The tag “mystery disease” did not last very long.
A blood test for AIDS is still months away, but already experts up agonising over what to tell people who show signs of the disease.
America’s leading blood banks are preparing to issue their strongest statement to date linking transfusions with AIDS.
The American Red Cross has recalled more than 5500 vials of a blood factor concentrate supplied to hemophiliacs because it was donated by a man who later died of AIDS.
The risk of AIDS transmission through blood products has been minimised in Australia by excluding…
The potentially fatal disease AIDS will probably spread to all Australian cities, the dean of Melbourne University’s Faculty of Medicine, Professor DG Pennington, said in Adelaide yesterday.