Chang's photographs capture the tragic reality of the disease as well as aggressive new efforts to combat it. He visits clinics overrun with malaria victims, fields and factories where African farmers grow and process key ingredients for new malaria drugs, and a rural bed-net distribution program reaching mothers and children vulnerable to the mosquito bites that transmit the disease.
Click here to read a slide-show essay about efforts to fight malaria in Uganda.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.