AIDS victims and their supporters have staged in several US cities demanding government funding to combat the disease.
The sexual revolution of the 1960s and 70s is backtracking to more conventional practices in the US, with promiscuity in sharp decline due to herpes and AIDS, and the growth of cable TV turning the home into “sex parlours on the screen.”
Gay men in the US are making their own decisions about how to conduct their sex-lives in the face of the AIDS crisis, despite the ongoing political controversy among the gay leadership as to what recommendations they ought to be making.
The American Red Cross is recalling a blood concentrate for haemophiliacs because a donor whose plasma was included in the batches later died of AIDS.
The American Red Cross has recalled more than 5500 vials of a blood factor concentrate supplied to hemophiliacs because it was donated by a man who later died of AIDS.
The spread of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the US may not reach the dire numbers once predicted, according to the American Medical Association, because homosexuals, the most affected group, are limiting their sexual activities.
In Australia, AIDS is an epidemic in search of victims — only two cases have been confirmed. But it has nevertheless triggered an internecine medical war over research funds, enriched a few GPs smart enough to cash in on the hysteria, and led to the establishment of a plethora of emergency assistance groups. In the US the epidemic is very real, though reports about it are often far-fetched.
The spread of AIDS in the United States may not reach the dire numbers once predicted. The reason is that homosexuals are limiting their sexual activities, the American Medical Association said.
The total number of AIDS cases in the US has climbed past 2000 and, for the first time, children are reported to have fallen victim to the deadly disease.
A 27-year-old airman stricken with AIDS has become the first person in US Air Force history to receive a medical discharge with full retirement benefits because of the disease.