Federal health authorities believe they have found all the people who could have been contaminated by blood taken from an AIDS-carrying donor.
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.
PEOPLE in at least two States have received blood transfusions infected with the deadly AIDS…
“Homosexual people are so discriminated against in this state [Queensland] that we are not even included in discussions on discrimination or anti-discrimination legislation.”
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.
THERE were no confirmed cases of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Queensland, the Health Minister, Mr Austin, said yesterday. He said the Health Department had investigated four suspected cases and eliminated two as most unlikely. The other two were still being monitored and would be for some months.
The Australian, 1 July 1983: THREE suspected cases of acquired immune deficiency syndrome have been…
Courier-Mail, 30 June 1983: A MAJOR announcement about guidelines drawn up to combat Acquired Immune…
In setting up a committee of experts to set guidelines for the treatment of suspected AIDS sufferers, the State Health Department has acted sensibly.
On Thursday, the Queensland State government is expected to make AIDS a notifiable disease. Queensland will be the first Australian state to take this action.