A San Francisco physician who oversaw the city’s efforts to prevent HIV infections has been named as director of the Office of National AIDS Policy.
The AIDS Quilt returns to San Francisco this weekend for the first time in a decade. Several dozen panels will be on display Sunday at several locations in the Castro District.
Kaiser is considered the national model because its HIV mortality rates are half the average across the country, and because the program has enrolled – and kept – people in its programs at a rate of 90%, more than double the rest of the country.
The city of San Francisco has found enough money to maintain $1.8 million in HIV/AIDS services that were jeopardized by federal funding cuts.
A San Francisco stem cell research facility is looking to replicate a trial where a man had HIV successfully removed from his system.
Construction began on a new HIV/ AIDS research center in San Francisco Thursday, but the groundbreaking ceremony for the federally funded facility was a little bit different.
An interview with Dr. Mervyn Silverman on the AIDS epidemic, 30 years after the first cases were reported in the United States.
More than 600 people are infected annually with HIV in San Francisco, according to the Department of Public Health, and people fighting to stop the virus’s spread are reminding residents that AIDS is still a problem.
CBS 5’s Hank Plante was one of the first journalists in the nation to report on the AIDS epidemic.
Asian and Pacific Islander women had the highest rate of increase for HIV infection in the U.S., that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.