AIDS at 40: San Francisco Played Key Role in AIDS FightSan Francisco played a critical role in fighting AIDS in America and around the world, leaders and activists said Saturday at a ceremony in Golden Gate Park to mark the 40th anniversary of the first reported cases of the illness.
AIDS Memorial Quilt To Be On Virtual Exhibition Starting Next MonthThe San Francisco-based National AIDS Memorial organization this week announced a 50-state AIDS Memorial Quilt virtual exhibition, which will run from Nov. 16 to March 31, 2021
Timothy Ray Brown, First Man Cured Of HIV Infection, Has Terminal CancerTimothy Ray Brown, the first person known to have been cured of HIV infection, says he is now terminally ill from a recurrence of the cancer that prompted his historic treatment 12 years ago.
COVID-19 Reopening: Online AIDS Walk San Francisco Raises Nearly $1 MillionOrganizers of the AIDS Walk held annually in San Francisco refused to let the COVID-19 pandemic bring them to a standstill.
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.