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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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‘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...
Image - Two Sydney men clear HIV after bone marrow transplants

Two Sydney men clear HIV after bone marrow transplants

18 July 2014
Two men who were HIV-positive appear to have cleared the virus, registering undetectable levels after bone marrow transplants in Sydney. The patients, treated at St Vincent’s Hospital in partnership...
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The global HIV epidemic: how to do more with less

18 July 2014
OPINION: In announcing Australia’s new “aid paradigm”, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has challenged us to help our neighbours by doing more and more effectively, at a lower cost. Those of us who...
Positive life pathways for vulnerable adolescents

Positive life pathways for vulnerable adolescents: The role of a life management program approach

18 July 2014
A team of researchers at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine together with the Ted Noffs Foundation and academics from the Centre for Social Research in Health and the School of Social...

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