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 city of San Francisco has found enough money to maintain $1.8 million in HIV/AIDS services that were jeopardized by federal funding cuts.
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.
Sunday’s AIDS Walk San Francisco raised more than $3 million and has raised more than $77 million since it started in 1987.
As many as 25,000 people were expected to gather in Golden Gate Park Sunday morning to take part in the city’s 25th annual AIDS Walk San Francisco.
Project Open Hand is using peanut butter to spread their help to the critically ill, homebound, elderly and those living with HIV/AIDS.
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.
California’s treasurer on Friday became the second state official to ask leading makers of AIDS medications to extend lower prices and rebates for drugs to help the state’s budget crisis.