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Bottles of antiretroviral drug Truvada are displayed at Jack's Pharmacy on November 23, 2010 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Scientists Testing HIV Prevention Pill

The UC-based California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP) has awarded grants totaling $11.8 million to see if a current HIV drug can be used to prevent the onset of the virus.



White House Names San Francisco Doctor New AIDS Czar

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.


People hold hands while standing at the AIDS Memorial Quilt (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

AIDS Quilt Returns To San Francisco

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 Plays Key Role In Nationwide AIDS Treatment Challenge

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.


A lab technician works on a blood sample at a hospital. (FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Finds Funds For HIV/AIDS Services

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.


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San Francisco Researchers Hopeful AIDS Cure Within Reach

A San Francisco stem cell research facility is looking to replicate a trial where a man had HIV successfully removed from his system.


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San Francisco AIDS Walk Proves To Be Major Success

Sunday’s AIDS Walk San Francisco raised more than $3 million and has raised more than $77 million since it started in 1987.



KCBS In Depth: 30th Anniversary Of First AIDS Cases

An interview with Dr. Mervyn Silverman on the AIDS epidemic, 30 years after the first cases were reported in the United States.



New HIV Statistics Alarm San Francisco Officials

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.



Apparent Immunity Gene ‘Cures’ Bay Area Man Of AIDS

A 45-year-old man now living in the Bay Area may be the first person ever cured of the deadly disease AIDS, the result of the discovery of an apparent HIV immunity gene.

KPIX 5–05/16/2011