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

FDA Panel Backs Foster City Drug Maker’s HIV Prevention Pill

The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.


Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi.  (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Pelosi Honored At National AIDS Memorial Grove In San Francisco

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi was honored at the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park where for her work on the issue of HIV/AIDS.



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.


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.



San Francisco New HIV/ AIDS Research Facility Receives Federal Funding

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.


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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.



Thousands Flock To Golden Gate Park For Annual AIDS Walk

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.

CBS San Francisco–07/17/2011

A tub of Project Open Hand Peanut Butter. (Photo courtesy Project Open Hand)

Peanut Butter Helps San Francisco Nonprofit Spread Meals

Project Open Hand is using peanut butter to spread their help to the critically ill, homebound, elderly and those living with HIV/AIDS.



30 Years Into Epidemic, New Anti-AIDS Campaign Launched

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 San Francisco–06/02/2011


CBS 5 Special Coverage: AIDS At 30 Years

CBS 5’s Hank Plante was one of the first journalists in the nation to report on the AIDS epidemic.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011