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Could MERS Coronavirus be bioterrorism? New study shows why this could be one of the explanations for the paradoxes of this virus

25 July 2014
The MERS Coronavirus (MERS Co-V) emerged in 2012 and continues to cause illness and death more than 2 years later.  It has been compared to SARS, which caused a pandemic more than 10 years ago, and...
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Stigmas shrouded in silence

24 July 2014
OPINION: The official figures on suicide from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that our oldest citizens, those aged 80 and above, are the most likely to die by suicide in our community...
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It takes a global village: how we got ahead in HIV control

24 July 2014
OPINION: When AIDS first emerged in the early 1980s, HIV infection was a death sentence. But a global effort has ensured this is no longer the case for a growing number of people. The good news today...
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Painful truth about managing back pain

24 July 2014
OPINION: This month the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine published a paper reporting that epidural glucocorticoid (or ''steroid'') injections are no more effective than a sham, or placebo...
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‘The law can be an awful nuisance in the area of HIV/AIDS’: Michael Kirby

23 July 2014
Michael Kirby is patron of The Kirby Institute at UNSW and is a former justice of the High Court of Australia, serving from 1996 to 2009, and a former member of the Global Commission on HIV and the...
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Skating world championships for Rural Clinical School student

23 July 2014
Isabel McTigue grew up in a small town in south-western Australia, but the world is now her oyster. She is currently studying a combined Medicine/Arts degree at UNSW, and soon she’ll be jetting off...

Five myths about HIV in Australia

23 July 2014
OPINION: Australia had a quick and effective response to HIV at the start of the epidemic. Some 30 years later, however, there’s a tendency to underestimate the sheer effort involved in maintaining...
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HIV: the big picture after the death of Joep Lange

21 July 2014
OPINION: Joep Lange was a visionary leader and my friend. His legacy on HIV research will live on, but there remains huge hurdles, and if he had any solutions to them they died with him over a...
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Ruthless honesty essential to fight AIDS

21 July 2014
OPINION: The tragedy of Flight MH17 had an additional pall, the immeasurable loss of leaders in the cause of ridding the world of HIV and AIDS. The 20th International AIDS Conference will be...
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Jubilant if not victorious

18 July 2014
UNSW’s Football United team has returned from the World Cup in Rio, jubilant if not victorious. They ran second in their group – locked out of the quarter finals by a team from France – and scored...

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