Officials Say Grand Princess Evacuation Will Take Days, Describe Coronavirus ResponseA site at the Port of Oakland is being prepared for the arrival of the quarantined Grand Princess cruise ship and evacuations of passengers anticipated to start Monday will take two to three days, Gov. Gavin Newsom said
Employee With San Francisco Division of the FBI Diagnosed With CoronavirusAn employee who works at a small satellite office of the San Francisco division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has tested positive for the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
U.S. Officials Identify Vitamin E Compound As 'Strong Culprit' In Vaping IllnessesU.S. health officials announced a breakthrough Friday into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses, reporting they have a "very strong culprit."
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.
Drug-Resistant Salmonella From Chicken Sickens Nearly 100At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming into contact with a variety of raw chicken products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
Kellogg's Honey Smacks Salmonella Outbreak Grows To 130 CasesThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that 30 more people have gotten sick in a multi-state outbreak of salmonella illness linked to recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal.
Federal Health Officials Head To Palo Alto For Teen Suicide InvestigationA team of mental health experts from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be in Palo Alto this week to investigate a series of suicides by teenagers.
SF Jail Program Is The Model For Law To Provide Free Condoms To California PrisonersA new law in California will require state prisons to make condoms available to all prisoners, even though sex between inmates is still a crime.