It’s not AIDS — but 5pc have immune deficiency

A public meeting called to dispel growing concern about AIDS was told yesterday that about 5 per cent of all Australians were affected by a very mild form of immune deficiency. But one of Australia’s leading immunologists, Professor Roger Dawkins, said the mild deficiency was “nothing to do” with the very severe — and usually fatal — AIDS. — The Australian, 25 July 1983, p 1.

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