lynsey addario, photographer
India: Tuburculosis in India
Sudama Rai, who has extra pulminary TB Plural effusion, sits with his wife, Daryapur Chapra in the general ward at the PMCH Medical college in Patna, Bihar, India, August 13, 2010. Tuburculosis kills about 6,000 people each day, a number that is higher than AIDS or Malaria, the other two deadliest infectious diseases. In 2010, the World Health Organization estimates there will be ten million new TB cases, with at least a quarter of those in India.
. Portfolio design by Neon Sky.