AIDS: Picture Change
Image Credit: Peter Bregg
Nurse Paulo Chaugue checks patient Luis Cermento, under a mosquito net at Vilankolos Hospital. Mosquito nets are vital in regions heavily affected by malaria. Malaria is an opportunistic infection (spread by mosquitos) that kills millions of people each year in countries around the world. For people that have HIV or AIDS, malaria is even more deadly, as their immune systems are already weakened.