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.
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.
QUEENSLAND’S major hospital union is concerned at the possible spread of the deadly acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) among hospital workers.
Plans to co-ordinate research into the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) on a national scale will be formulated in Perth by Australia’s leading immunologists. Their meeting to discuss these plans will be held on Saturday and will be followed by a public meeting on Sunday, at which an announcement about the research is expected.
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.
The State Health Minister, Mr Roper, today tried to dampen “hysteria” about AIDS. He was commenting on Australia’s first suspected death from the disease at the weekend.