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The man who died before his disease had a name – ABC News

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 proces…

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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…

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