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.
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