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Oakland still struggling with HIV/AIDS

Almost 20 years after first declaring a local state of emergency due to the AIDS epidemic, the City of Oakland continues to be struggle to get the disease under control. More than half of all HIV cases in Alameda County are diagnosed in Oakland, according to Dr. Neena Murgai, Deputy Director of Epidemiology and Surveillance for Alameda County, who tracks HIV & AIDS in the county.