September 16, 2020 07:35:17
This man’s death was a mystery for more than a decade. Then a young doctor figured out what had killed him and rewrote Australia’s medical history in the process.
We will probably never know how Harvey* caught the disease that killed him.
He was 72 years old, lived on his own in central Sydney and had never travelled overseas.
We don’t know a lot about Harvey. There is not a lot of detail about his life in case notes, no mention of next of kin or any hos…