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.
Researchers in the US and France appear to have discovered a virus which they believe causes AIDS. That discovery could be the first step towards developing a cure or vaccine for AIDS.
A small amount of blood from a patient critically ill with AIDS has entered Melbourne’s sewers.
Health workers should not be forced to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to AIDS victims, but they should not be permitted to withhold care, guidelines published in the New England Journal of Medicine said.
CONCERN in the United States about acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has been increased by reports that the disease has stricken four health care workers.
A man suffering from acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) was believed to he near death in a Melbourne hospital last night.