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.
COVID: World AIDS Day 40th Anniversary Marked As COVID Pandemic Recalls Darkest DaysSeveral prominent civic leaders and activists, many from the Bay Area, honored the hundreds of thousands of Americans who’ve lost their lives to both AIDS and COVID-19 during this year’s World AIDS Day on Tuesday. This year’s event marks 40 years since the first cases of AIDS were reported in the U.S. and also coincides with a new major virus - COVID-19.
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener Goes Public About His Use Of HIV Prevention DrugIn what some HIV experts calling a courageous move, San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has gone public with news that he's taking the HIV prevention drug Truvada, saying the idea is to raise awareness that this treatment could save lives.
KCBS Interview: 'Gay Blood Drive' Calling For End Of FDA Donation Ban Underway On FridayBlood drives will be held across the Bay Area and country on Friday in order to pressure the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to lift the ban that prohibits gay and bisexual men from donating blood.