Playwright, AIDS Activist Larry Kramer Dies At 84Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died at 84.
Coronavirus Update: AIDS Walk San Francisco Becomes Online EventThis year's AIDS Walk will be an interactive streaming event online in light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
San Francisco Man Says 80s AIDS Crisis Feels Far Different From Coronavirus PandemicThe Bay Area has become one of the hot spots for the coronavirus, but it’s not the first time doctors here have faced a menacing outbreak. One man who lived through the AIDS outbreak in the 80s says both crises feel quite different.
State Sen. Wiener Calls For Statewide Plan To End New HIV InfectionsState Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, on Thursday introduced a bill that would require state agencies to create a comprehensive plan to end new HIV infections, as well as other STDs, throughout California.
AIDS Memorial Quilt Heading Home To San FranciscoThe AIDS Memorial Quilt is getting a new home and returning to the place where it was created.
National AIDS Memorial Grove Volunteer Jack Porter DiesJack Porter, a San Francisco volunteer who worked tirelessly to establish and maintain the National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park, has died.
Four Charged In $70 Million Black Market HIV Treatment Drug ScamA grand jury has indicted for Southern California men for operating a large-scale clearing house for illegal HIV treatment drugs that generated $70 million in sales, according to federal prosecutors.
Artist, Author Doug Meyer Honors 80s AIDS Victims In 'Heroes: A Tribute'Author and artist Doug Meyer talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about his new book, 'Heroes: A Tribute' honoring AIDS victims.
Sen. Kamala Harris Proposes Fully Covering HIV-Prevention Drug PrEPSen. Kamala Harris of California is introducing a bill to reduce the transmission of HIV by encouraging the use of PrEP.
Berkeley Researchers: CRISPR Gene-Edited Babies May Be At Increased Risk Of Early DeathA double mutation of the CCR5 gene, which a Chinese scientist intentionally edited into human embryos last year, is also associated with a 21% increased risk of dying early, a new study showed.
Gilead Cashes In On HIV Treatment Patented By GovernmentA pricey HIV drug patented by the government is making billions for the manufacturer, Foster City-based Gilead, while the drug remains out of reach for many.
London Man Appears To Be Cured Of HIV In 2nd Such CaseA London man appears to be free of the virus that causes AIDS after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported.
KPIX 5 Catches Up With Rita Rockett On World AIDS DayOn World AIDS Day over the weekend, KPIX 5 caught up with Rita Rockett. She was a pioneering help and joyous presence at SF General Hospital's AIDS Ward in the 1980's.
Documentary On First AIDS Ward Gets World Premiere At CastroA film that tells the story of the first AIDS ward in the nation that opened during the 1980s at SF General will get its world premiere at the Castro Theatre this weekend.
Can Gene Therapy Be Harnessed To Fight The AIDS Virus?For more than a decade, the strongest AIDS drugs could not fully control Matt Chappell's HIV infection. Now his body controls it by itself.