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Oakland's HIV Epidemic Is a Tale of Two Cities

Raymond Brickhouse (left) and Rob Newells
Raymond Brickhouse (left) and Rob NewellsCourtesy AIDS Project of East Bay 1
    map of California pointing out Alameda County
    The darkest areas of this map, provided by AIDSVu, represent counties in which more than 380 of every 100,000 people were living with HIV as of 2016. Alameda County's rate was 408, according to AIDSVu.Map: AIDSVu;Arrow: IconTrack via The Noun Project
    Tim Murphy

    Tim Murphy


    Tim Murphy, based in Brooklyn, has been writing about HIV/AIDS for 25 years, for publications and organizations including TheBody, TheBodyPro, POZ, New York Magazine, The Nation, Housing Works, and Lambda Legal.