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From Burma with (infected) love

Matthieu Zellweger | Myanmar

A sister cares for her sick brothers in their home.

 Myanmar/ Burma has the worst untreated AIDS epidemic in Asia. There is now increased support for the anti-retroviral drugs which, if taken one pill per day, have turned AIDS into a chronic disease compatible with normal lifespan. But funding for nutrition, homes for the HIV-positive children and early testing in people's homes is not covered. This photo essay was shot in the shelters, hospitals and orphanages of the second-largest AIDS/ TB treament program in Myanmar/ Burma to exemplify the gap between the patients who have access to medicines and those who don't. 

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