Fw: HIV needles in Movie theatres

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Subject: Fw: HIV needles in Movie theatres
From: "Vella" <>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 18:30:39 -0700
To all
Though the following message does not relate to birds, I thought It would be important to make more people aware of the following sickning event that can potentially impact all of us. This message has been distributed throughout my work and other organisations, so I thought I should pass it on here. (I hope this is OK Russ.)
> >
> > Original Message ----- > > Subject: Fw: HIV needles in Movie theatres
> > Sad to see the world has come to this... HIV Warning A few weeks ago,
> > in a movie theatre in Melbourne, a person sat on something that was
> > poking out of one of the seats. When she got up to see what it was, she
> > found a needle sticking out of the seat with a note attached saying...
> > "You
> > have just been infected by HIV". The Disease Control Centre in Melbourne
> > reports many similar incidents have occurred in many other Australian
> > cities
> > recently.
> > All tested needles ARE HIV Positive. The Centre also reports that needles
> > have been found in the cash dispensers in ATMs.  We ask everyone to use
> > extreme caution when faced with this kind of situation. All public
> > chairs/seats should be inspected with vigilance and caution before use.  A
> > careful visual inspection should be enough. In addition, they ask that
> > each of you pass this message along to all members of your family and your
> > friends of the potential danger. We all have to be careful at public
> > places!
> > This is very important. Just think about saving a life of someone even you
> > don't know by forwarding this message.
> > Please take a few seconds of your time to pass it along.
> > Rob Bates
> > Australian Red Cross Blood Service
> > Ph: (08) 94212877
> > Fax: (08) 94212366
> > e-mail:
> >
> >
> > Take care out there.
> > neiljw.
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