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AIDS, loss and renewal

Clarification: In “AIDS, loss and renewal” in the 4 August 2014 issue of the Journal (Med J Aust 2014; 201: 130-132), under the heading “No strangers to suffering”, the reference to the murder of Dwayne Jones requires clarification. This section should begin:

So we think of them and of others who have suffered, or are suffering, through irrational, unjust and destructive acts:

  • Of Dwayne Jones, murdered in Montego Bay, Jamaica, in July 2013 when she identified as a woman. She was beaten, stabbed, shot and then run over by a car and dumped in a ditch. No one brought to justice.