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June 6, 2011 | 4:12 pm

AIDS at 30: Interview With Chief of HIV/AIDS at SF General – Treatment Past, Present and Future

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As part of KQED’s coverage of the 30th anniversary of the first official report of what later came to be known as HIV, The California Report’s Scott Shafer interviewed San Francisco activists and caregivers who experienced the epidemic during its early dark days. Here is the first in a series of three interviews. Dr. Diane […]

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Read the Original 1981 CDC Report on HIV

June 3, 2011 | 2:45 pm

Read the Original 1981 CDC Report on HIV

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Sunday will mark the 30th anniversary of the first official notice of the virus that would soon become known as HIV. In 2006, for the 25th anniversary, The American Journal of Public Health reprinted the original report from Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), a publication of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. You […]

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Audio/Video: As AIDS Hits 30, Taking Stock of Where We Are

June 3, 2011 | 1:59 pm

Audio/Video: As AIDS Hits 30, Taking Stock of Where We Are

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In the early 1990s, I moved to the Castro. Until then, ensconced in my heterosexual bubble, as it were, I’d been only vaguely aware of the scourge of AIDS. But this new neighborhood — it felt haunted. Cadaverous men, leaning on canes, laboriously breathing from oxygen masks. The diners on Castro Street, offering 10 percent […]

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