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.
Professor Roger Dawkins believes the much-publicised link between AIDS and homosexuality has overshadowed the relevance AIDS research could have to other, more prevalent diseases.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
The Australian, 6 July 1983: A THIRD Victorian victim of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)…