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Photojournal: Burden of malaria
Out of reach

Malaria is endemic in most of Uganda, but basic preventive gear like bed nets is beyond the reach of many, as photographer Jake Price found out on a visit to northern areas badly affected by the long years of war with rebels.

Here on Soroti's main streets, nets are available for 6,000 shillings - about $4.

But that's too high for many people, when an average daily wage of 4,000 sh for those lucky enough to have work may support an extended family of 10.

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