Full story - January 13, 2016
A patient sits in the isolation ward of the general hospital in Arua, Uganda, December 2005. Most patients in this ward are suffering from opportunistic infections and diseases related to HIV and AIDS.
Crypto, a fungal infection of the brain and spinal cord, is a threat primarily to people living with HIV/AIDS. A so-called opportunistic infection, it preys on those who lack access to the antiretroviral therapy that can keep HIV in check.