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SF Health Dept. Issues Meningitis Warnings Aimed At Some Gay Men

The San Francisco Health Department is changing its recommendations for meningococcal vaccinations, aiming their suggestions at some gay men after a recent meningitis outbreak in New York City.



San Francisco VA Lab Shuts Down Following Researcher’s Death

A laboratory at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been shut down following the weekend death of a researcher that was apparently caused by deadly bacteria he was working with.


Seared scallops with mango salad at Sociale restaurant. (credit: Joanne Boston)

San Francisco Restaurant Food Inspections Down

San Francisco restaurant inspections are lagging because of a lack of staff. The San Francisco Health Department has 19 food inspectors instead of the 23 it is supposed to.

CBS San Francisco–10/30/2010