Health authorities may have to wait for between two and three weeks for the results of AIDS blood samples.
Twenty-eight haemophiliac children in Queensland have been injected with serum contaminated with AIDS. The serum was made from the blood of a Sydney homosexual man.
Round-up of recent developments in Australia by Phil Carswell.
Australia could be the first country to isolate the AIDS virus, leading to a possible cure, according to the head of the Federal Government’s working party on AIDS, Professor David Pennington.
A $100,000 fund for research into acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has been established by the National Health and Medical Research Council.
The risk of AIDS transmission through blood products has been minimised in Australia by excluding…
THERE HAVE recently been suggestions made that the new hepatitis vaccine may be transmitting AIDS and therefore unsafe. The fact that these reports have been coming from what seem to be medically qualified sources, such as the Chairman of the national Red Cross, Professor Pennington, has added a great deal of credibility to these warnings.
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.