Behind Bars / New Delhi, India

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Having tuberculosis can be imprisoning in so many ways. The symptoms. The stigma. The endless stream of medicines. The isolation from family and friends, work and school. The sheer duration of treatment. It’s a brutal disease that measures its awful toll in months and years. This young woman, a TB patient, allowed us to look into her life in South Delhi as she battled the illness. You can see more of her in Chapter 3 of TB Unmasked. Watch:

TB Unmasked – Shelly from Aeras on Vimeo.

May 9, 2016