San Francisco Expands COVID Vaccine Eligibility to Include HIV, Deafness, DisabilitiesSan Francisco will allow people with HIV to get vaccinated, along with people who identify as deaf or disabled, starting on Monday when California opens up the number of residents eligible for the coronavirus vaccine.
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.
San Francisco Report Shows Significant Drop in New HIV CasesThe number of new HIV cases in San Francisco continues to reach record lows, according to a report released Thursday by the city's Department of Public Health.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HIV-Positive Man Receives 30 Years For Drugging, Sodomizing 15 VictimsA Pacifica man was sentenced to 30 years in state prison Thursday morning for allegedly drugging 15 dates and then sexually assault them with unidentified accomplices over an eight year period, according to San Mateo County prosecutors.
Aetna Accused Of Sending Mail Revealing Patients' HIV StatusTwo legal organizations say health insurer Aetna revealed the HIV status of patients in several states by mailing envelopes with a large, clear window that showed information on purchasing HIV prescriptions.
Girl's HIV Infection Seems Under Control Without AIDS DrugsA South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines.
For 1st Time, Over Half Of People With HIV Taking AIDS DrugsFor the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus.