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Photojournal: Burden of malaria
No escape

Abject poverty and poor conditions can make it difficult for people to escape the curse of malaria even when they are in places which are supposed to cure them of illness.

Too often hospitals lack window screens and enclosed spaces, making it easy for mosquitoes to enter and infect those inside.

A man suffering from tuberculosis sits outside a hospital ward in Soroti - a rare mosquito net hanging in the room to the left.

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