NHMRC

AIDS breakthrough hope

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.

October 28th,1983 1983, Sydney Morning Herald

New US-related AIDS case in Melbourne

A case of AIDS has been confirmed by doctors at Melbourne’s St Vincent’s hospital. At the time of going to press it is believed that the announcement of an additional fourth case at Prince Henry’s is imminent.

October 19th,1983 1983, Outrage

AIDS Watch October 1983

Despite the fact that health authorities have had at least two years warning they are still woefully ill-prepared to cope with AIDS and the crucial issues of dealing with homosexuality and homosexual males.

October 16th,1983 1983, Campaign Australia

AIDS strikes again

A fourth AIDS victim has been admitted to Melbourne’s Prince Henry’s Hospital … rumours are circulating that “dozens” of AIDS sufferers are wandering the streets with the disease in a “milder dose”.

October 1st,1983 1983, Truth (Melbourne)

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